Tag Archives: The Shape-shifter’s Tale

Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 6 October 2013 (Character interview: Sophie from Shape-shifter’s Tale)

My father called himself Irish but there was something else as well—something in the tilt of the cheekbones, the breadth of the nose, the wave of the hair. No one dared say it to his face, for those were fighting … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 29 September (Character interview: Sophie from Shape-shifter’s Tale)

I liked to run about and to climb trees and to dance. The dancing became rather more formal, of course, and some of it we learned from vaudeville and from films, and some from the people that papa knew.  Papa … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 22 September (Character interview: Sophie from Shape-shifter’s Tale)

I live in many worlds. There is a version of me who lives in the autonomous commune of Minneapolis and St. Paul (they never did change the old names), and another who lives in the America that never entered the … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 15 September (Character interview: Sophie from Shape-shifter’s Tale)

My name is Sophie. In all of the worlds I know, I am one of three children. There is me, and there is Helen, and then Francis Patrick. We were all born in the teens of the century, … the … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 8 September (Character interview: Trevor from Shape-shifter’s Tale)

What shocked me was that my father raised his hand to my mother. I saw that, and I saw as well that she suddenly wasn’t there, but across the room, and she said that she would not live like that. … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 1 September (Character interview: Trevor from Shape-shifter’s Tale)

Then there’s the other thing they call love, which was rather longer in coming. There were girls my age, but they were not our kind, nor we theirs. No one ever spoke it aloud, but it was understood, and I … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 25 August (Character interview: Trevor from Shape-shifter’s Tale)

I loved my mother, and my father as much as he would let me. But the first I really fell in love was when I was ten, and I got a baby sister and a kitten in the same day. … Continue reading

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