Putting the Pieces Together

During the holidays, my family loves to puzzle and we often gather around the kitchen table pushing pieces together into the wee hours of the morning. As 2020 ends and the new year begins, this also describes the state of much my writing. In any other year, I would be deep in the revising stage […]

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All Hallow’s Eve, 2020

Who could not use more charming stories of love and friendship during these times? Books often seem like the only friends you can hold close right now, so what better than to have a stockpile to keep you going? The keen eyed among you may notice the CJSW Radio journal from last year’s funding drive […]

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Time, Perspective, & Coffee

Yes, it’s been a long time between updates, but who among us has not been in that peculiar state wherein we find ourselves having fallen out of love of something we worked so passionately on only weeks (or months) before? If you check back to the post from last summer, the one where I joyously […]

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New Year, New Beans, New Books

This winter, I spent some time out near Golden, British Columbia, enjoying the quiet. I had a delightful time staying at Il Nido, a bed & breakfast nestled between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains. Apparently, I read a lot of British literature and also drank some wonderful locally roasted coffee. I wish I’d brought another […]

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August Happenings

When Words Collide, Calgary’s annual conference for writers, started up last night. Like last year, the weekend event is sold out. If you haven’t bought a pass, or want to think about attending next year, check them out. Best of luck to Axel Howerton, who put out last year’s Tall Tales of the Weird West […]

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