Yoharie: Jeremiah (part one)

Posted by ractrose on 28 Feb 2018 in Fiction, Novels

Yoharie Jeremiah (part one)               “Yeah, Beatty, come on.” Savannah, aged ten, had been so keen on having an Australian Shepherd. Hibbler remembered searching with Kate online for a place they could drive to, open on a Saturday. Take the girls…don’t take them. “It has to be both their […]

Totem: The Little I Can Tell (part three)

Posted by ractrose on 20 Feb 2018 in Fiction, Novels

The Totem-Maker The Little I Can Tell (part three)               I was as tall, at length, as the elders. By now our town had doubled in size, from the enclave in which I’d lived alone with the priests, and the woman once my mistress; it had doubled again and […]

Yoharie: Kate Hibbler and Mat Busby

Posted by ractrose on 17 Feb 2018 in Fiction, Novels

Yoharie Kate Hibbler and Mat Busby             At one time, it had been the Witticombes, and Cathlyn Burris. Then, awful Trevor; lately, the Yoharies. The Yoharies were different… “Like every kind of different.” The annexation was from 1987; the ring of houses around the subdivision’s cul-de-sac once showcases, one for […]

How Does It Work?

Posted by ractrose on 14 Feb 2018 in The Latest

What is Torsade Literary Space?       Originally, a personal blog I started when I was trying to drum up notice for my novel, Inimical (2014). Being new to the business of publishing; being a rural person, I was looking for promotional tactics that were within my scope. Bit by bit, I learned, and […]

The Little I Can Tell (part two)

Posted by ractrose on 3 Feb 2018 in Fiction, Novels

Yoharie The Totem-Maker The Little I Can Tell (part two)             Here was our strange condition. Other deluges had come, kinder rains, rolling pebbles into channels with the relentlessness of falling water. They had carried off the ash. The ash was insubstantial, and the new streams, that became old rivers, […]