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EVENTS GALORE!! Feel the Literary Love!

Hi all! HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!  Gotta say the day is going differently than I planned, but I'm going with the flow and making time to catch up on some things...namely adding a post to this blog! So, there are loads of GREAT events happening in this fine city of ours. It's been awhile since I've… Continue reading EVENTS GALORE!! Feel the Literary Love!

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You love this, lady, so why you stressin’?

I've had this sentence bumping into my brain sides for the last week: You love this, lady, so why you stressin'? The voice is a woman's - the voice of my inner 'me'. It happens to have a slight sassy, southern accent, hence the droppin' the 'g' on the last word. So, I've spent hours… Continue reading You love this, lady, so why you stressin’?

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The Living In & The Holding

You know when you start thinking about a new idea and little gifts...magical moments...signs...start showing up like snowflakes made just for you? Whether this new idea has to do with a writing project or a dream, things begin to show up in ways that keep the idea or dream cultivating. That's been happening to me.… Continue reading The Living In & The Holding

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Gertrude’s Writing Room – Fall Classes Open for Registration!

Hello friends! Happy Friday!  This week flewwww by. Wowee. I know we're all looking forward to the weekend, right? I'll keep short and sweet! I'd like to share the Fall class options at Gertrude's Writing Room. So far, y'all are staying connected and sharing your enthusiasm for this new dream-come-true of mine at Gertrude's! Classes and… Continue reading Gertrude’s Writing Room – Fall Classes Open for Registration!

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Grand Opening – Gertrude’s Writing Room – Secret Revealed!

    It's happening, friends. It's really happening! #dreamscometrue This is my big secret revealed!  I'm opening a creative writing school called Gertrude's Writing Room.  Here's the website: http://www.gertrudeswritingroom.com SQUEEEEEEEE! This is what I've been working on all year. Surprise! Can't wait to play and learn and write with you! 

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Post-Humber Summer Workshop: Culture Shock & The Gift of Reflection

One week ago, I was gathering around a table with my fellow classmates and teacher in the 'E' building on the Humber College Lakeshore campus for our final workshop. Time is doing that thing it does - you know, playing with your mind? Tricking you into feeling like weeks have gone by instead of only… Continue reading Post-Humber Summer Workshop: Culture Shock & The Gift of Reflection

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Off to Humber & the Space Between

This afternoon I leave for Toronto to attend the Humber Summer Writing Workshop! My tummy is a bowl of fluttering knots and I feel shaky with anxiety and excitement. It's a beautiful morning. The sun is shining strong and it smells like summer on the cool breeze. The birds are awake and singing sweet songs… Continue reading Off to Humber & the Space Between