OnWords AGM Writers Conference - The Writers Union of Canada (aka 'Twuck' rhymes with...luck.) May 29-June 1 St. John’s, Newfoundland I left Windsor on Thursday morning more than ready to get on a plane and venture east. My only worry was how my ears would feel. See, they pop and pressure worse than popcorn at… Continue reading TWUC OnWords Writers Conference & AGM
I'm being called to the water...Water Street, giant boats hugging the land's edge...I'll venture closer after lunch...for now, here is more of what I'm seeing. There is ocean wind and island belonging in the deepness of the wrinkles on their faces... From my poem 'Older Men In St. John's'
To say it is beautiful here, in words, is not enough. I've taken photos over the last two days of what I'm seeing so you can see it too. As I walk these hilly streets, and my calves speak to me in shin splints, my heart is whole and revived, and I feel peaceful among… Continue reading Photo Essay – St. John’s, Newfoundland – Day 1
It's been almost one month since I attended the Backspace Writers Conference in New York City. To quote my seven-year old son, "This year is going by the fastest ever." Indeed. I hear myself saying over and over again "I can't believe it's insert date already!" And I'll say it again now, I can't believe it's June… Continue reading My Thoughts on Writers’ Conferences – A bit of a ‘to do’, if you’re interested in attending.