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Spreader Week 12 - News

Parker’s stomach squirmed and flopped as they stared blankly ahead listening to the sound of the splattering rain on the bridge above...

Spreader Week 11- The Unknown

“So, you want me to uncover the truth and take down the Authority?” Dakota asked after sitting as still as a statue through Parker’s...

Spreader Week 10 - A Visitor

For the next week, Parker was aware every hour of every day that nothing was happening. They didn’t know what they had expected when...

Spreader Week 9 - Hope

The next couple of weeks were a blur of hiding, scavenging and survival. Parker became acquainted with a couple of dumpsters, which...

Spreader Week 8 Nightmare

Parker got off the bus by the baseball stadium and walked cautiously towards the Forks. They were on high alert, but trying to look...

Spreader Week 7 Hide and Seek

*This is a weekly serial blog, it will make way more sense if you start on www.kylamcdonald.com/post/spreader-week-1-the-escape * “Kid,”...

Spreader Week 6 - Dead?

Exhausted and scratched from head to toe, Parker collapsed into the pile of leaves under one of the big elm trees near Tiger’s shelter....

Spreader Week 5 - A Mask

*This is a weekly serial blog, it will make way more sense if you start on www.kylamcdonald.com/post/spreader-week-1-the-escape 5 whole...

The Writing Process

Have you ever had a character live in your head? I was shocked when I first learned that everyone didn’t have other worlds, characters...

Spreader Week 4 - Lies

*This is a weekly serial blog, it will make way more sense if you start on www.kylamcdonald.com/post/spreader-week-1-the-escape* The...

Spreader Week 3 - Tiger

*This is a weekly serial blog, it will make way more sense if you start on www.kylamcdonald.com/post/spreader-week-1-the-escape * Parker...

Spreader Week 2 - A New Plan

*This is a weekly serial blog, it will make way more sense if you start on Week 1 The Escape* As the overpass loomed above them Parker...

Spreader - The Escape

(Wait! Don't Go! My blog is undergoing a bit of a shift. After a year and a half of writing about day to day life, I'm going back to what...

Blaming and Shaming

We’re almost at the last quarter of 2020 and I don’t think any of us will be sorry to see it go. Everyone is tired of hearing about...

Growing a Reader

I just finished reading a book called The Library Book by Susan Orleans, it was delightful and that’s not a word I use lightly. It was a...

The Magic of Cookies

Time is in short supply right now. There are a lot of different hands pulling at the small shreds of time that I have available....

Because you are worth it

My blog this week is not so much a blog as a love letter to everyone working in education. I know it isn’t a bottle of wine or a basket...

Major Adjustments

If you have ever visited a chiropractor or physiotherapist, you probably know a little about getting adjusted. Sometimes, it’s really...

Getting Older

This week, I’m not going to write about education and the pandemic. I know It’s the topic of the day. In much of my world, it is all...