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'If I Fall, If I Die' by Michael Christie

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When I was in seventh grade, I started writing my first ‘novel’. I wanted to be a writer when I grew up, so I sat at my desk, with my notebook, and wrote what I thought was a pretty great story. 709 more words


Michael Christie on skateboarding, writing & risk

Head over to Full Stop‘s website, where my full-length interview with writer Michael Christie is posted today.

I reached Michael by phone at his home on Galiano Island. 237 more words


February Book Haul

The first book haul of the blog! I’m really happy for this as I’ve been wanting to do one since I got my Valentine’s present from my handsome little Dutchie on the 14th (duh Jane, what else date is Valentine’s…) then again I did open my present on the 13th. 1,554 more words

Book Reviews

All parents are cowards

There is a wonderful article in today’s New York Times about the need to let go of your children, whether they’re two or twenty-two.  Michael Christie brings the issue alive by recounting his own experience with letting go, first with his mother and then with his boys, in his article “All Parents are Cowards“.

Parenting Adult Children

Fiction Highlights: 6 New Titles at GPL

Driving the King by Ravi Howard (Fic Howard). Howard’s novel explores the racial injustice that pervaded the country during the middle of the twentieth century. World War II veteran Nat Weary plans to propose to his sweetheart at a concert in Alabama given by his friend, Nat King Cole. 785 more words

New Book Highlights

9. If I Fall, If I Die (Michael Christie)

If I Fall, If I Die is a unique story highlighting mental illness, resilience and love.  It is the story of Will, a young boy who lives in Thunder Bay with his mother.   286 more words


Michael Christie's ever-expanding If I Fall, If I Die

Agoraphobia is a condition that shrinks the world. Somehow, at least partially, it’s a state of mind that causes a person to live in the illusion that the world can be made smaller, more manageable. 1,318 more words