Welcome to Dissatisfied Bruce!

Welcome to the home of Dissatisfied Bruce, an aspiring author who has passion for writing, music, and pop-culture. Bruce is developing his Dissatisfied Me series—three books featuring three individuals’ personal dissatisfactions. Though intended to be standalone novels, they are best enjoyed reading in sequence.

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Dissatisfied Me book Series

Book One—Dissatisfied Me: A Love Story

Cover image description: A white man is sitting on a brown couch, holding a beer in one hand and the other arm is resting on top of the couch. He's dressed in a long-sleeve white sweatshirt that is too short and shows his tummy. He's also wearing a Duncan kilt, long white socks, and black shoes. He has a paper bag on his head with eye holes cut out. Beside him on the couch is a cardboard box with "Scottish Rot CDs" in black marker. There is wood panelling on the walls and a red squirrel painting with a purple background. T

Rick “Dickie” Duncan is turning fifty. Meh.

On the eve of this mid-century milestone, he finds himself alone in his mother’s Ottawa basement, surrounded by gaudy decor and a carpet that hasn’t been raked in years. Grabbing some brews and frozen hotdogs, Rick rummages through the clutter that’s made up his dissatisfied life.

From the death of Santa to the last days of Scottish Rot, Rick meanders through the decades, mapping his existence amid the pop culture of the ’70s to the present day.

Marking key moments of his unsated misadventures and real-life dating disasters, Rick reminds himself that his journey is a love story. Sort of.

Pre-order now! Available in September 2021


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