“Coolies” – The Story Behind the Story

Below, dear reader, please find bonus content for Suzanne’s book: ELEMENTS: A Collection of Speculative Fiction. This series of posts provides stories-behind-the-stories for each tale in ELEMENTS. Sitting in the 1st slot in the Table of Contents is: “Coolies” Coolies  is the first story in ELEMENTS, and one of my personal favourites, probably because in it, Canada  is at war with the United States. Crazy, right? Why would the little guy take on their big neighbour to the south? And…

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Table of Contents for Elements

I’ve always enjoyed learning how authors create the stories they publish, and I’m not alone. It’s no surprise that the most popular question authors hear is, “Where do you get your ideas?” To answer that question in my own way, I’ve added extra content here on the blog as a bonus for my readers. Elements  contains 21 short stories — 14 reprints and 7 new to the collection. If you click on a story title, the link will take you…

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Book tour for Elements

Ongoing appearances for Suzanne Church and her book Elements: What Scares You? Book Discussion on Stephen King and Other Scary Authors with speakers Lou Rera and Suzanne Church Thursday, October 29, Noon to 1:00pm Central Branch of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, Ring of Knowledge, main floor, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, New York Horror Writers’ Association Reading and Q&A Thursday, October 29, 7:00pm Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library, 2 Park Drive, Stouffville, Ontario SFContario 2015, Aurora Awards ceremony on 22,…

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