Getting To NO

I stared up at the drifting clouds remembering that sticky-hot cloudless day, steaming asphalt, the girl in the on her bike, screaming, cheering, my two-dollar bill waving outside the car window, skip-hop running, a marathon every day …never quitting, never stopping…only being stopped by the scariest word in the dictionary. I needed a word like that.

About Janette Shipston Chan

Janette Shipston Chan grew up in Thunder Bay. She now lives in Toronto where she writes and occasionally blogs ( Janette is currently writing a middle-grade fantasy inspired by a paragraph in ‘Travels in the Land of Kubilai Khan’ by Marco Polo who was most definitely a fabulist but told a great story.

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