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!
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
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
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
Sometimes life becomes a world within a world. Someone you love becomes ill and she becomes the centre of your world more powerful than the sun. It feels as though you are 'you' but you are also 'the you who wants to be with the one you love'. You are 'you' but you are also … Continue reading This Is Why
This morning, I sat beside my Nonna and did her nails. They were long. Corrugated like cardboard. Dried blood crusted beneath the curling nail brought horror thoughts to my brain. But I pushed the thoughts away and focused on clipping and filing. Cleaning and massaging. "These hands," I said to her as she silently watched … Continue reading Hands