Sarah O'Connor

Writer – Playwright – Cannot Save You From The Robot Apocalypse

You read that title right, my short story “On the Rocks” won in Dawson City’s Authors on Eighth Prose category! I found this out way way (way) back in August when Visit Dawson City’s Instagram posted this photo from the Authors on Eighth Walking Tour with my name (then misspelled, now spelled correctly). I hadn’t …

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Last year I entered Dawson’s City 2021 Authors on Eighth Contest. I didn’t win, which wasn’t shocking. I remember the story was a bit of rambling, me trying to process how quickly everything was reopening, my fears and disappointments and trying to understand what normal looked like now versus what it was, if I could …

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Hi everyone! Just wanted to give a little update, last year my short story “Jesse’s Room” was a runner-up for Dawson City’s Authors on Eighth Writing Contest and I recently found out that the story was published in the Klondike Sun! I’ve included a link here to read and a link on the “Short Stories …

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There is an old Victorian tradition of telling ghost stories on Christmas Eve. I don’t fully understand why this was a tradition or the significance of it to Christmas, only that it some of the lyrics in this classic makes more sense knowing this bit of history and even the infamous Christmas classic A Christmas Carol as …

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I found out some very exciting news a few weeks back but was waiting for more information before announcing it on here.