Francis Guenette

Francis Guenette has spent most of her life on the west coast of British Columbia. She lives with her husband and dog and finds inspiration for writing in the beauty and drama of their lakeshore cabin and garden. She has a Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology and has worked as an educator, trauma counsellor and researcher.

Stories by Francis Guenette

Helplessness

Illustrated by Grace Gao

“Come on, Bella, move your butt. You need this walk more than I do.” Allie gently pushed the old dog’s front leg as she pulled on her coat and swung open the back door. “That’s it girl … once you get moving you’ll be fine.” Never again, Allie thought, as she and Bella began their walk …