Dead to Writes – S1, E21: Doctor Shediac

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “Doctor Shediac”, a crime thriller/family saga by Donna Carrick, which first appeared in World Enough and Crime, an anthology of crime stories, Carrick Publishing, 2014
    • Dead to Writes and Carrick Publishing send congratulations to all of the Arthur Ellis 2018 nominees
    • Donna reviews The Bootlegger’s Goddaughter, a comic crime caper by Canada’s queen of comedy, Melodie Campbell
    • Dead to Writes and Carrick Publishing send love and condolences to the families and victims of the latest school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas
    • Donna sends best wishes to the latest Royal couple to enter matrimony, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
    • Donna interviews Russell Parkway, writing as Russell Brooks, author of The Demeter Code
    • Russell and Donna discuss the many ways in which the literary arts intertwine with other arts, audio and visual
    • Russell discusses his journey and what he has learned about the book industry and the art of writing
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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