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Sep 19, 2016
I feel like I’ve been on the set of the TV show SuperNanny, where Ms. Frost enters the homes of troubled families with the aim of helping them get back on track. I’ve spent the last few years tied to a dysfunctional yet loving family of characters as I’ve …

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Saturday, April 30th is Canada’s second annual Authors for Indies Day. This is the day when authors across the country head down to their local independent bookstore to shower them with love. We’ll be working as volunteer booksellers, chatting with fellow …

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Some student-run anthologies seem to do everything right. They provide great literary content, superb communications, and lots of celebrations for contributors and readers. Soliloquies Anthology, published by Concordia University, fits into this top-notch …

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Of all my writing workshops, I have the most fun with discussions about dialogue in fiction. I’m excited to meet with central Alberta writers on September 22 to do just that. All are welcome! 

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Only one home in our quiet central Alberta cul-de-sac has air conditioning. The rest of us sweat it out for the three or four weeks each year when life becomes unbearably hot. We close curtains, bring fans out of storage closets, head down to our basements…

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I've held some really hard jobs in my lifetime. Being a writer certainly tops the list and pays the worst. According to a report recently released by the Writers’ Union of Canada, writers in Canada share in the reality of working harder while earning less …

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