Category: writing

Places for Young Writers to Publish – Updated January 2017

As promised… To the young Canadians out there who feel like their words are all dressed up with no place to go, here is a list of traditional publishing opportunities – print and online magazines – just for you. Remember, if you’re not ready to submit to… Continue Reading “Places for Young Writers to Publish – Updated January 2017”

Freewriting

Freewriting is a practice I first learned about in Spilling Ink (A Young Writer’s Handbook by Anne Mazer and Ellen Potter). It’s simple: Once a day, begin to write and don’t stop – don’t take that pen off the page or those fingers off… Continue Reading “Freewriting”

Friday Fable: The writer and the Goodreads reviewers

You may have heard the old tale, The Bear and the Bees: One day a bear was rooting around in a fallen log where there just happened to be a beehive. One little bee was on her way home with some pollen when she spotted the… Continue Reading “Friday Fable: The writer and the Goodreads reviewers”

Balls in the air

Did you notice the new blog name? I got an email from a total stranger asking if I was still alive and I figured it was time to get back to blogging and Facebook and all that putting-myself-out-there stuff. So here I came. And… Continue Reading “Balls in the air”

What’s in a Name?

I have to name this blog. That was on my to-do list two years ago and it’s still there. Which doesn’t bother me much — it’s not like it’s the sole task carried over year after year. I’ve lived in Quebec for two decades and haven’t… Continue Reading “What’s in a Name?”

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