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January 17, 2018

Local writer and reviewer Michael Sobota spent time this holiday season with SILENCES: A NOVEL OF THE 1918 FINNISH CIVIL WAR, and wrote a review for the Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal. 

An excerpt: "One of the gifts in his writing is a wry, dry sense of humour. Another i...

January 10, 2018

We're so pleased that copies of SILENCES: A NOVEL OF THE 1918 FINNISH CIVIL WAR and CRADLE OF THE DEEP: MEMOIR OF A LAKE SUPERIOR COTTAGE are available locally.

Check them out at the Thunder Bay Museum and at the Intercity Mall location of Coles. 

And here's a giant THAN...

January 3, 2018

The good news is that we're low on our own physical copies of SILENCES: A NOVEL OF THE 1918 FINNISH CIVIL WAR. Thank you, Thunder Bay, for your kind support of Roy's first novel! 

The OTHER good news is that this is a great opportunity for us to correct a few of the omi...

December 27, 2017

What "winter people" like to say: "It's a dry cold." "You get used to it." "Wear layers." "Any climate is tolerable if you have the right clothing."

But a century ago, many of the materials in cold-weather gear hadn't yet been invented. Most regular folks had to make do...

December 13, 2017

Sunday afternoon, friends and readers and writers and various Scandihooligans gathered to launch SILENCES: A NOVEL OF THE 1918 FINNISH CIVIL WAR, by Roy Blomstrom. 

At the event, Roy talked about his reasons for writing this novel. Look for more of his "about this novel...

November 23, 2017

“My earliest actual memory has to do with water and the boat....Lights are shimmering in the water, the reflections of the stars and the moon. I am tired but not cross, just happily drugged with sleep and sun and a long weekend of fishing. I am glad to be almost home,...

November 16, 2017

Just in time for the centenary of Finland's independence, we're releasing SILENCES: A NOVEL OF THE 1918 FINNISH CIVIL WAR, by Roy Blomstrom. Watch this space for official launch details and availability info.

Meanwhile...

Labour Day, 1955. Near a creek in Port Arthur, On...

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