Author: Mitchell Toews

Loquacious, and occasionally, hiquacious. Mitchell Toews, a fiction writer, lives and writes lakeside in Manitoba where he often spends time in the windy intermingling between the top of the water and the bottom of the sky. Since June 2016, more than a score (but not yet four score) of short stories and flash fictions have been PUBLISHED. The work has appeared in literary journals — both online and in print — in Canada, the UK & Ireland, the USA, and India. STORIES: CommuterLit Rhubarb Magazine Voices Journal Fiction on the Web Literally Stories Red Fez Broken Pencil The Machinery SickLit Storgy The MOON magazine Alsina Publishing (LingoBites) Occulum Work Literary Journal Fictive Dream Pulp Literature Blank Spaces riverbabble Please see the ICON LINKS to these outstanding journals - whose masterful editors possess the keenest and finest of literary sense. Mitchell hopes to someday publish a collection of short stories and is currently hard at work on a novel, driven by his unyielding London editor, James the Intransigent. STORIES: * * * More on the WordPress BLOG, PLEASE VISIT MY PUBLICATION PAGE FOR A COMPLETE LIST of URLs, short descriptions, excerpts and author's notes! Social media touchpoints: Facebook, twitter, LinkedIN, Flipboard, Stumbleupon, Tumbler, Google+, and Instagram. Also, as you well know, comments, liking, following, sharing and favouriting are things that help an emerging writer. Tweets: @mitchell_toews #mitchelltoews On Twitter, I am nine parts class-clown and unabashed wordplayist and one part 'other'. NO parts raging twitter troll or name-caller.

Away Game

My great-great-grandfather came to visit us at the lake. This was unexpected because he died 110 years earlier. He spoke in a Mennonite brogue that featured sure-footed enunciation with short demanding sentences and syntax reminiscent of a buggy ride over frozen stubble. Clear eyes stared … Continue reading Away Game