Deryn Collier is a mother and a freelance writer. She lives in the Kootenay region of B.C. and writes crime fiction in her spare time.

  • Magazine

    Reluctant renegade

    Four years ago I left my job and, overnight, became a “stay-at-home mom.” If I ever say these words out loud, my toes curl under. A stay-at-home mom is something I never expected, or aspired, to be. I had grown up thinking that my mother’s generation had blasted a hole through the glass ceiling, and I always thought I would waltz along the path they had cleared to the highest levels of my chosen field.