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Writing Day

Turbulent. Overwhelming. That’s what this year has been, on the grand scale and in my own day-to-day life. With little time to write in 2017, I chose to concentrate on  query packages for my memoir manuscript. Submissions-wise, I sent out … Continue reading

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Guesting on Margrét Helgadóttir’s blog to talk about “Mindswitch”

Norwegian-Icelandic writer Margrét Helgadóttir recently extended a kind invitation to write a guest post on her blog. She was curious about my inspiration for my story Mindswitch in the anthology Impossible Spaces (Hic Dragones, 2013). She also asked about how and why … Continue reading

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“…the blue snow at dusk, twinkling under moonlight, and the fragile glass world after freezing rain.” An excerpt from my essay Wintering, published yesterday in The Winnipeg Review. Click the link to read the full essay.  

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Interview with a poet: Yamabuki Zhou

Interview with a Poet Today, poet Yamabuki Zhou talks about his blog, Full Moon Tea, poetry, spirituality and creativity, and being open to the universe.  Your blog is rich in poetry and images, but offers almost no info about you, the … Continue reading

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An Interview with Berit Ellingsen, Author of The Empty City

Today, I’m interviewing Berit Ellingsen, author of The Empty City. Berit lives in Norway with two fine Burmese cats, Dotty and Chloe. Also a prolific writer of short stories, Berit has contributed to two anthologies and a number of literary magazines, online and in … Continue reading

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Seasons of the Lake: now published

The book launch for The City We Share (Shoreline Press) was a huge success! A large audience, including Pointe Claire’s mayor Bill McMurchie, editor Mark Abley, Judith Isherwood of Shoreline Press, and most of the 35 authors featured in the book gathered … Continue reading

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The City We Share: Book Launch

The City We Share (Shoreline Press) is finally available  , and the book launch will be held at the Pointe Claire Library on Aug. 20, 2011. Please see the poster below for more information. My essay Seasons of the Lake … Continue reading

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The Inconsiderate Muse

I have no poem for today though I sit and scratch my head inspiration will not come until perhaps at three a.m. the muse gets up to play

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Twenty Signs that You are Probably a Writer

You turn down a great opportunity to go out and do something you’ve been dreaming of doing, because everyone else in your house is going, and you can’t wait to be alone with your wip. You went to the show … Continue reading

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I am a Writer

I’ve noticed that many of the people in my writerly circles tend to say “I want to be a writer”. Some of them have already written books. So, when can a person stop saying “I want to be a writer” … Continue reading

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