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Some of my stories aren't true, but these are all true stories

Short Fiction

...But With a Whimper

On Spec Fall 2007

On Spec, Fall 2007

The young man shook his head. "No poison, no bombs, not for you," he told the great detective. "No, for *you*, I have a whole new type of crime."

Controlled Release

On Spec Winter 2007

On Spec, Winter 2007

There it is in your gut: that *feeling* again. Fear, revulsion–it doesn't matter what it is. For the first time, you *feel* something, and you want more.

Still

On Spec Summer 2010

On Spec, Summer 2010

"I didn't fall," she whispered. The world was so quiet that everyone around could hear her clearly. "I didn't have an accident. I had *him*."

And Should I Fall Behind

And Should I Fall Behind

The older brother (who would always think of himself that way) shouldered his pack. He looked up at the orange sun, dying but not yet dead, and set off to find out what would happen next.

Out of Print

Three Sensible Adventures

Three Sensible Adventures

I wrote these stories for my niece Allison's eighth birthday; they were published by Annick Press in 1999.

Bottle of Light

Bottle of Light

Published by Scholastic Canada in 2008 as part of their Grade 5 Guided Reading series. I hope I can share it with you some day.

Picture Books

Keeya's Numbers

Keeya's Numbers

Once upon a time a little girl was born. This is the story of the numbers that were born with her–where they came from, how they moved from place to place, who used them and fixed them and how they met other numbers until finally, one day, they were called home.
By Desirée De Leon & Greg Wilson.

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And Then

And Then...

In the beginning there was a great Big Bang, so powerful that the whole universe is still expanding. This is the story of what happened afterward, of the Earth and life and civilization and maybe, just maybe, of what comes next.
By Ellen Hsiang & Greg Wilson.

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In Progress

Still

Still

Once upon a time, a young puppet named Still lived in a city full of wonders. This is the story of the worst thing that ever happened to her: about violins and gargoyles, glass rats and friendship, and in the end, about---ah, but that would be telling...

The Bookster's Apprentice

The Bookster's Apprentice

Take a mountain, lift it into the air, and set it adrift: that is Avaunt. But look closer—there, in a village on its starboard flank. A girl is running for her life. She just felt the mountain shake for the first time in centuries, but that's not what she's afraid of. She's afraid of what the boy chasing her will do if he catches her...

Beneath Coriandel

Beneath Coriandel

A young man descends into the crypts beneath the city to slay a monster, a woman plots to steal her niece's youth, a talking horse foils a robbery, a ghost remembers how he earned his name, and a magician wonders why she can't get an old nursery rhyme out of her head.

Madica

Madica

A story for ages 9-10 about a courageous fairy, a ninja cat, some robot dinosaurs, and a couple of spaceships.

Maddy Roo

Maddy Roo

Another story for ages 9-10 about a young kangaroo battling killer robots. Oh, and there's a turtle with psychic powers...

The Princess and the Frog

"I'm not disappointed at all," the frog said firmly. He put his arm around the dinosaur's neck and gave her a big hug. "Practically every frog has a princess. A dinosaur, on the other hand---now that's *special*."