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Happy Hiatus! On the Ebb and Flow of Change

HAPPY HIATUS!! Um, do I have anything in my teeth? Bahaaaaaa!! For years, I've been taking photos of myself with chunks of chocolate in my teeth. A friend suggested that I make a coffee table book. Ha! That's actually a really great idea! I think this photo does a wonderful job of summing up this… Continue reading Happy Hiatus! On the Ebb and Flow of Change

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Blallet (Blog about Ballet) over at LCP

I'm (or my words!) are over at the League of Canadian Poets' site this week. I've written a blog about ballet, hey, hey! Though I'm on an eat-everything-in-sight-especially-if-it's-Ben&Jerry's-ice-cream-kick while on hiatus - and that includes breaking from the beautiful ballet - I still LOVE it and can't wait to get back to it the first… Continue reading Blallet (Blog about Ballet) over at LCP

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UNITED WAY KEYNOTE SPEECH #LITERACY! LAST DAY TO BUY TICKETS!

Today is the last day to purchase tickets for the United Way Women Leading the Way event at which I will be the keynote speaker! I'm super excited (getting less nervous every day!) to have the opportunity to speak about my life as a writer, and how important literacy is to us all. Wednesday, May 10th!… Continue reading UNITED WAY KEYNOTE SPEECH #LITERACY! LAST DAY TO BUY TICKETS!

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Wounded Writers Ask: Prompt #2 – Addiction

15 minutes - timed writing on the following: In ten lines or less, write about your own addiction. You may prefer to write standalone lines or group some of them together like stanzas in the way Wright does. If you’re addicted to sugar, rather than say, “I am addicted to sugar,” let Sugar narrate. Let… Continue reading Wounded Writers Ask: Prompt #2 – Addiction

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LCP The Writing Parent Blog – The First of 2017

I'm over at the League of Canadian Poets blogging about my Christmas vacation...and writing and reading! Be sure to stay connected to the League's very thorough and fun website for all your writing needs! My blog: The Writing Parent - Christmas Catch-Up Oh, you're a poet but you're not a member of the League? Do… Continue reading LCP The Writing Parent Blog – The First of 2017

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I know I’m a Writer because…movie theatres, fuzziness and purpose.

This is how I know I’m a writer: everything I think is a visualized line in a poem or a paragraph. I can see black letters on white paper in the movie theatre of my brain – telling a story. Making a point. Having an opinion. Being brave. Or funny. Or not making any sense… Continue reading I know I’m a Writer because…movie theatres, fuzziness and purpose.