On Writing: From Forest to Fire

“From Forest to Fire” was my first short story to be chosen for publication even though it was not the first to appear publically. Perspectives Magazine was new at the time, and struggling to find the time to get all of their tasks done. I would estimate that this was accepted in March of 2006, andContinue reading “On Writing: From Forest to Fire”

On Writing: The Nordic Pumpkin

I was in a strange place when I wrote “The Nordic Pumpkin”. I had actually lost my grandfather in the summer of 2005, and I was unable to attend any of the mourning surrounding his death. I believe that this event and my childhood love of Roald Dahl inspired this story. My own grandmother, bornContinue reading “On Writing: The Nordic Pumpkin”

Second Son Released!

Kyle Richtig is happy to announce his new album Second Son! The new album features his songs Daisies & Roses and Runaway, which has been enjoying success since the end of last year. Second Son is Richtig’s first album since 2016’s Technological Advances.

Are You Doing All You Can In Your Job Search?

There is a common misconception that many unemployed people do not want to work, or that they are waiting for THE PERFECT JOB to fall into their laps. The reality is, many Canadians are currently seeking employment – and most are doing what they can to find it. In today’s employment climate, one needs to ensureContinue reading “Are You Doing All You Can In Your Job Search?”

Dialectic English: Message One

A new way to write in English. Let people hear your voice by changing your characters. It feels both exotic and familiar. Be heard.

The Story Behind Kaintophobia Amongst the Arachnids

Since I released The Sun On My Palm, I have had several people ask me the story behind the poem, Kaintophobia Amongst the Arachnids. Here it is, for those with querying lips…

New Chapbook: The Sun On My Palm

The Sun On My Palm is a collection of poetry (and one flash fiction piece for fun), representing Kyle Richtig’s continued mission to describe the world around him.

Assimilation and Cultural Endurance: Colonizing the Family

“While church and government officials would have their differences, their overall commitment to civilizing and Christianizing Aboriginal children gave rise to an education system that emphasized the need to separate children from their culture, impose a new set of values and beliefs, provide a basic elementary education, and implant Europe’s emerging industrial work discipline” (Langevin,Continue reading “Assimilation and Cultural Endurance: Colonizing the Family”

Prank Monkey #15

Remove sticky notes from surfaces and re-adhere with super glue.

Jolivia and Olel

Jolivia reluctantly descended the stairs not wanting to whip Olel up into a frenzy. Olel danced around in joy as Jolivia drew closer. Olel had spent days in the field collecting special items for the surprise. It had been difficult to sneak each item in, but Olel was used to creeping around unseen. Olel was known to stalk the dark streets of Sault Ste. Marie searching for items.

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