Kevin Craig ‘Both of Helen’ feet bled steadily she walked. She fought to ignore the blisters making a nasty soup of blood and puss in the heel of each of merino wool socks. It was nine a.. With each passing hour she lost a little more of her will to . She held on to the memory of her ex-husband’s laughter at the folly she displayed in she could make this journey. She carried her daughter Meagan’s doubt, freely given she had told her of her goal. Their lack of support was perhaps the only thing left to propel Helen forward to Santiago.’ So begins the short story that fully and completely consumed me for one hour on March 20th I noticed the quickly approaching deadline for the Writers’ Community of Simcoe County ‘s Word by Word Short Fiction Contest . I had mulled it over in mind that I wanted to enter the contest, but never actually got around to writing anything for it. The Camino de Santiago had been at the of my mind for some time. The anniversary of my walk to Santiago de Compostela was quickly […]

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