The Kerning (proposed first chapter)

Before The mercury had climbed steadily all week. Dawn came to Willow Forge and, creeping alongside it into the new day, came the inescapable threat of the thermometer reaching record highs. The heat, and that damned dry wind, certain to bring yet more discomfort to the town and it’s residents. A fifth consecutive day of…

The Kerning. (Early chapter)

***This is a chapter (draft at moment) that I intend to appear early in my story, “The Kerning”.*** September 1972. The boy. The boy had been taught not to cry. To show no weakness at any time. It wasn’t that his parents were cruel to him. Far from it, his mother and father adored him…