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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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On Marching…

Please note: There is coarse language in this blog.  I am one flavour in a Sandstorm of taste Spices sparkle on the Orange lips of dawn and Drip down the chin of dusk I’ve been thinking a lot about marching. About being a woman. About being a mother. About being a human. I’m always thinking… Continue reading On Marching…

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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.

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Podcast Interview for LAH – With Nancy Duffy!

I am weary...hesitant...shy (?!) to post video from my book launch. I have it...but I'm holding it close. I have to think about why I'm not quick to post it...or start a youtube channel of me performing my poetry. It's something I think about...that people ask me about and/or suggest I do...but I just can't...I'll… Continue reading Podcast Interview for LAH – With Nancy Duffy!

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LCP Parenting Blog – The Financial Reality of Being a Writer

I'm over at the League of Canadian Poets with a blog about the money part of getting a new book into the world! Have a read when you've got some time...take me into the bathroom with you, it's all the same to me! Happy reading! Click here to read my blog! Thanks LCP for all… Continue reading LCP Parenting Blog – The Financial Reality of Being a Writer

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LCP The Writing Parent Blog – The Truth About Travel

I'm over at the League of Canadian Poets today blogging about being a parent who is also a writer who needs to have some alone travel time. Hot off my trip to Toronto for the Canadian Writers' Summit, I had much to say about traveling, writing, conferencing, and of course, can you guess it? Missing my… Continue reading LCP The Writing Parent Blog – The Truth About Travel