Brad Glenn is an author from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He's been writing novels, short stories, and graphic novels for the last thirty years. He's a graduate from the University of Victoria from the department of writing, and aside from writing is also a teacher, husband, and avid pet owner. He blogs about writing at offthebooks.ca and is a founding member of the Inkhorn Society.
Describe your desk
I write on an antique secretary desk. I modified it slightly to hold the computer cords for my laptop, but I love that I can fold it up and hide it away! I light candles when I write. It might be a bit cheezy, but somehow setting the stage really helps me get into writing mode, that and it's a bit chilly in my writing room so a few candles really adds to the warmth. My magnetic board is above it with all the sticky-notes I have for my current writing project.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Edmonton. I went to schools that were pretty rough, and I was always different from the other kids. By the time I hit grade 9 I grew tired of being bullied, so I became a punk rocker, and while it only slightly changed things, I could tell myself it was persecution for being a punk rather than feeling bad about myself.
Published: April 11, 2018.
Fiction » Coming of age
Playing Dice with the Cosmos is a fiction piece drawn from my misspent youth playing Dungeons and Dragons. It follows a small group of friends through their D&D campaign and through their teenage lives and struggles.