Dead to Writes – S1, E18: Prepared

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “Prepared”, a flash crime drama by Donna Carrick from North on the Yellowhead (Carrick Publishing, 2018)
    • Dead to Writes and Carrick Publishing send congratulations to all of the Arthur Ellis 2018 nominees
    • Donna reviews A Higher Loyalty by former FBI Director James Comey
    • Donna addresses the artistry of writing as seen in The Colony of Unrequited Dreams by Wayne Johnston
    • Donna discusses the April 23 van attack (allegedly by Toronto resident Alek Minassian) of pedestrians at the Toronto corner of Yonge and Finch
    • Donna interviews organized crime expert, professor and freelance journalist Stephen G. Metelsky
    • Stephen and Donna discuss specific cases related to the Greater Toronto Area
    • Stephen shares insights into the profile of serial killers, in particular the recent case of Bruce McArthur
Our May Line-up:
May 1: Interview with organized crime expert and freelance journalist Stephen G. Metelsky ( and short story reading of “Prepared”, Donna Carrick (Carrick Publishing)
May 6: Interview with author Junying Kirk (The Journey to the West trilogy) and short story reading of “The Grief Machine”, Alex Carrick
May 13: Interview with author Judy Penz Sheluk (Skeletons in the Attic, The Hanged Man’s Noose) and reading of short story “Live Free or Die”, Judy Penz Sheluk, World Enough and Crime anthology, Carrick Publishing
May 20: Interview with author Russell Parkway (The Demeter Code) and reading of “Doctor Shediac”, Donna Carrick, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing
May 27: Interview with renowned host of Conversations LIVE Cyrus Webb and reading of “Appearances”, Donna Carrick, North on the Yellowhead

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