Open Wounds, Secret Obsessions by Linda Joyce Ott

Open Wounds, Secret Obsessions

byLinda Joyce Ott

Kobo ebook | September 19, 2013

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This remarkable collection of fourteen short stories introduces a powerful new voice in literary fiction. In each of these compelling narratives, Canadian author Linda Joyce Ott creates a deceptively smooth surface where ogres and monsters lurk below. Her characters mysteriously pass from normalcy into serious obsession, if not madness, and the reader is never quite able to say when this happens.

Linda’s special talent for writing instinctively with enormous gut-feeling gives these poignant stories their amazing power. Her refined sense of understatement, direct style, and a keen eye for the telling detail combine to reveal complete worlds of inner turmoil. Vivid descriptions reveal an author who is observant, savvy, and possesses a wicked sense of humor.

Linda Joyce Ott tells a good story with dazzling simplicity. You will delight in discovering this unique voice in these emotionally intense stories.

About the Author

Linda Joyce Ott is a writer and a multidisciplinary artist – working in photography, painting, collage and assemblage. Linda lives in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada - halfway between Toronto and Niagara Falls - with her husband, Günter, and two cats, Scampi and Squeak.

Linda honed her creative writing over the course of a successful career as a writer, editor and communications consultant. She earned a Certificate in Creative Writing from The Humber School for Writers. Her mentor was Paul Quarrington. Linda also took part in a summer workshop with Isabel Huggan at The Humber School for Writers.

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Title:Open Wounds, Secret ObsessionsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 19, 2013Publisher:Linda Joyce OttLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0986583650

ISBN - 13:9780986583650

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