Lenny Everson

Biography

List of Completed Works by Lenny Everson
(As of April, 2102, over 9600 copies of Lenny's works have been downloaded.)
Novels
• Death On a Small, Dark Lake. 67,700 words. Our hero snags a body in a remote lake.
• Death on a Rocky Little Island 71,500 words. Our hero convinces a friend to take a canoeing trip to the 30,000 islands.
• Mount Moriah 50,000 words. A strange sequence events involves a priest, a poet, a CSIS agent, a space alien, four horny teens, among others. My most fun fiction.
• Last Exit to Pine Lake. 45,000 words. A dying writer goes back into the bush to off himself. Grimly literary. My best fiction.

Novelettes
• Granite and Dry Blood. 9,700 words. Our hero wants to write a book on Massassauga Park. Various people would prefer that he didn’t.
• Death on a Foggy Spring Portage. 11,800 words. One member of a paddling group is found dead on a muddy portage.

Screenplays
• Murder on a Foggy Spring Portage. One member of a paddling group is found dead on a muddy portage.

Plays
• Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont. Ghosts of the two Métis leaders meet in today’s world to remember their lives. A short (20-minute) play for two actors.

Full-Length Poetry Books
• The Minor Odyssey of Lollie Heronfeathers Singer. A middle-aged woman tries to connect with her aboriginal ancestry.
• In The Tavern of Lost Souls. Four poets meet at a grungy bar once a month to give their poetic answers to random questions.
• Love in a Canoe. A set of five chapbooks and a songbook about the love of canoeing. With illustrations.
• Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont are Dead. Ghosts of the two Métis leaders meet in today’s world to remember their lives. Includes the play.
Poetry Chapbooks
• Encounter in a Small, Old Cemetery. Autumn. Midnight. Poet visits a small, old private graveyard. Best poem I ever wrote.
• Fire and Ashes. Poems about life’s flames and regrets.
• The Empty Tarmac of a Long-Abandoned Airport. Poems about having a midlife crisis.
• Love Poems A compilation
• Pray for Me: 22 Poems Probably Slandering God and Jesus
• Ballads from an Unlucky Fisherman: Poems from a fisherman
• Tweetable Limericks. 60 limericks small enough to be tweets
• Hiking Poems.

Co-Authored Poetry Chapbooks
• Who Would Be a God? Susan Ioannou and Lenny debate the merits of being a god.
• How to Dance Naked in the Moonlight. Katherine L. Gordon (Celtic pagan) and Lenny (skeptic) confront the ceremony.
• Cats and Dogs. With I. B. Iskov
• For Ko Aye Aung: A Plea for His Release from Prison. For Amnesty International, with other poets.

Non-Fiction Chapbooks
• If You Condemn Gays: The Bible on Homosexuality and Other Items.
• The Architecture of Suburban West Kitchener. A light look at house styles.
• The Architecture of The University of Waterloo. A light look at the campus buildings.
• Making Tourist Attractions for Towns and Small Cities. Advice.
• Technological Solutions to Global Warming.
• Hyphens: A Guide for the Early Twenty-First Century.
• Colons and Semicolons: A Guide for the Early Twenty-First Century.
• How to Review Draft Technical Writings
• Rebecca’s Trail (Grand River Trail) in Winter
• 7 Temples to Bill Gates: a modern mystery
• The Great God Pan - or Not
• Two in a Tent: Camping Humor.
• Why Haven't Aliens Contacted us?

Songbooks
• Dance Songs for Weddings Available on Smashwords
• Canoe Songs. part of a set of six chapbooks about the love of canoeing. With illustrations.. Available on Smashwords
• 18 Dingbat Songs for Kids Available on Smashwords

Where to buy in print


Books

The Best Short Poem Ever Written?
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction
“To Birches” has been praised as “perhaps the best short poem ever written.”
Mother Earth What a Life You've Had!
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 16,000. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
This book summarizes most of the known hazards life on planet Earth has encountered since it began. These include volcanoes, comets, asteroids, and unknown causes of major and minor extinctions.
Ally Oop Through the Ulysses Trees
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
A comic tale of men and their complete inability to come to terms with the three most confusing things in their universe; women, politics, and space aliens.
Additional Lyrics for Some Old Songs
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
These are additional or replacement lyrics for a few old songs.
The Minor Odyssey of Lollie Heronfeathers Singer
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
A sequence of poems tells of a Toronto woman's search for her aboriginal and Métis roots.
Fine and Fierce and Free: Canoe Poems for Spring
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
18 poems about canoeing in spring
No Ordinary Waters: Canoe Poems from a Strange Mind
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
Eighteen odd poems about canoeing.
Ten Very Short Poems
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
Lenny Everson offers ten really short poems.
My Ten Best Short Poems
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lenny Everson offers his ten best short poems.
How to Dance Naked in the Moonlight
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
22 poems about the ceremony of dancing naked in the moonlight.
Rebecca's Trail
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A nature guide for a section of Ontario's Grand River Trail.
Fireplace and Wine: 15 Canoe Poems for Winter
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
Fifteen poems about canoeing (or at least thinking about it) in the middle of winter.
Why Haven't Aliens Contacted Us?
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Essay
This is a short discussion paper listing possible solutions to the question, "Why haven't alien civilizations contacted us?"
The Great God Pan - Or Not
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
(3.00 from 1 review)
A little booklet about Pan, the little god who cannot be, and his conflict with religion.
Semicolons and Colons: A Guide for the 21st Century
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short manual on the uses of colons and semicolons.
Canoe Songs
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Thirteen songs for people who like canoeing.
17 Dingbat Songs for Kids
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
These new kids' songs are written to of old folk music tunes.
Dance Songs for Weddings
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This is a small set of new songs to be used at wedding receptions when the newly married couple is dancing.
7 Temples to Bill Gates
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The story of a man who made seven temples dedicated to Bill Gates.
21 Poems for Love, Weddings, and Anniversaries
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
Some non-traditional poems for people in love.
Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont: A Short Play
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Screenplays
In this short play, the ghosts of the Métis leaders of the 1885 rebellion in Canada talk about their lives and deaths.
Tweetable Limericks
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
These are limericks that are short enough (less then 140 characters) to be sent as a Tweet on the Twitter application.
Hiking Poems
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
Twenty-four poems about hiking
The Empty Tarmac of a Long-Abandoned Airport: 23 Poems about Separation
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
Poems for when the words stop and you start leaving footprints in the ashes.
What Last Golden River Run: 17 Canoe Poems for Autumn
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
Seventeen poems about canoeing in autumn.
Cherish the Day: 16 Canoe Poems for Summer
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
Sixteen poems about canoeing in summer.
Two in a Tent: Camping Humor
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
Two short pieces of humor about sharing a pup tent.
Hyphens: A Guide for the 21st Century
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A short manual on the uses of hyphens.
Last Exit to Pine Lake
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 41,370. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
A dying writer goes off into the woods to die in peace. So much for that idea.
Ballads from an Unlucky Fisherman
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Sixteen poems about fishing, from a very unlucky fisherman
Death on a Foggy Spring Portage
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
On an early spring canoe trip, our hero, Ted, finds the body of Hughie, drowned in a mudhole on the portage trail. Because the electronic organizer Hughie always carried is missing. Ted wonders if someone killed him.
Encounter in a Small Old Cemetery
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
A poem about a man visiting a small graveyard and coming away with more questions than answers
Technological Cures for Global Warming
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
(3.00 from 3 reviews)
A short no-nonsense guide to using technology to reverse climate change. Updated to August of 2012.
Death on a Rocky Little Island
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 71,410. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Two guys canoe out among the 30,000 islands in Georgian Bay. It's supposed to be a guy weekend, but it turns out some of the locals don't want them there.
Death on a Small, Dark Lake
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 67,920. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
(3.00 from 1 review)
Win Szczedziwoj is a would- be escapee from society for a few days. Just him and his canoe. But his solitude comes to an abrupt end when his fishing line comes up with a boot - with a body still in it.
Granite and Dry Blood
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
A short canoeing adventure set in Ontario's Massassauga Provincial Park. With canoes, a bear, a nuke, a B-52 and a guy with a gun. At less than 10,000 words, this is perfect for someone with limited time or a short attention span.
Mount Moriah
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 51,270. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A secret agent, two guys making bombs, a bunch of teenagers with sex on their minds, a couple of Navy SEALs, and a priest who has God speak to him down by the river. Not to mention the tree-covered pluton named Mount Moriah, of course.... A tender Ontario story.

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