Canadian Writers’ Summit 2018 – Feminist Caucus Power Panel and More!

The bi-annual Canadian Writers' Summit is upon us once again! This upcoming weekend - from Thursday, June 14 until Sunday, June 17, 2018, writers and their leagues, organizations, groups and more will gather at Toronto's Harbourfront and share words over panels, readings, annual general meetings, meals, awards and key note speeches. To give you a … Continue reading Canadian Writers’ Summit 2018 – Feminist Caucus Power Panel and More!

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Writerly Things To Consider – Events, Retreats & More

Hi y'all. I've been thinking about you a lot. I've much to say...and am brewing a post that deals with the fact that on Monday, May 28 I will FORTY (GASP) and Jett will be TWELVE (GAG!). But for today, I'd like to share information on contests and events for writers that are filling my … Continue reading Writerly Things To Consider – Events, Retreats & More

Spotlight on Creative Goddess Stephanie Johnston

THIS IS STEPHANIE JOHNSTON. Stephanie is a make-up artist, cello-playing, puppy-loving creative force. I had the pleasure of meeting Miss Johnston when she did make-up for a production at Suede, where I work, and then again when she did make-up for a wedding I was standing up in. Stephanie made me feel like a total … Continue reading Spotlight on Creative Goddess Stephanie Johnston

Guest Writer/Blogger Spotlight Bethany Reid

Connecta-lamadingdong! That's what the world wide web can do! During National Poetry Month my poet friend Dorothy connected me to a great blog by a writer who was reading poetry all.month.long. Her name is Bethany Reid! I did some [uncreepy] creeping of her site and loved what I read. Also, I appreciated her dedication and … Continue reading Guest Writer/Blogger Spotlight Bethany Reid

CONGRATULATIONS, CHARIS COTTER – ATLANTIC BOOK AWARD WINNER!

CONGRATULATIONS TO CHILDREN'S WRITER CHARIS COTTER! SHE HAS WON THE ANN CONNER BRIMER AWARD FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE!! Last night in Halifax, my dear friend and inspiration Charis Cotter received a GIANT ATLANTIC BOOK AWARD for her incredible book, The Painting. (Haven't read it yet? Simply click on the link and get to buyin'!)   A … Continue reading CONGRATULATIONS, CHARIS COTTER – ATLANTIC BOOK AWARD WINNER!