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Wordless Wednesdays – Show Me the Hunny.

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Wordless Wednesday – Flippin’ Terry Fallis

Just downloaded Flipboard recently (apparently I’m the last person in the world to hear about it…) and found friend-of-the-blog and writing mentor Terry Fallis on the front cover. Terry recently became Resident Blogger for CBC Books’s Canada Reads.

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Day 484 – Why Do You Read?

Was your Christmas merry? Did you have a happy holidays? Ours might have been too good – I’ve been a lazy, lazy boy as of late. I’ve been seeing more of the family though, and balance is what it’s all … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesdays: Only 366 Days Left…

Only 366 days left to finish that novel!

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Day 470 – The Games Writers Play

I’ve always been fascinated with how other writers write. I’ve found out along the way that it is not just me – almost every writer’s first question at a reading or Q&A session is, “How do you write?” I imagine … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesdays: Duncan Weller Book Signing

Duncan Weller’s gallery opening and book launch for Rocket Fish. (I already have my signed first edition…)

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OTF: Why New Journalism Works

Just read Paul Jun’s guest post at Men with Pens the other day (http://menwithpens.ca/hunter-thompson/) about emulating Hunter S. Thompson. In the process of writing a reply, I realized suddenly why New Journalism works. A bit of back story first about … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesdays: YMAL, y’all!

When I wrote about the YMAL concept (You May Also Like…) and pigeonholing your own book, I was flummoxed that I could no longer find the term “You May Also Like…” on Amazon et al. I figured that (a) either … Continue reading

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OTF: On Literal S&M

I feel tortured. And torturous, because who but myself do I have to blame for not writing in over a month? Sure, you could blame the Fates (and I do, as regular readers know all too well). Yes, they played … Continue reading

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Random Thought: Curling Up with a Good Book

It occurred to me while reading Joan Baril’s latest post that part of “curling up with a good book” is the actual, physical book part. “Or perhaps I had joined those of my friends who wanted a book in the … Continue reading

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