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Dream, Book, Moon

I just googled 'bats' thinking I'd put an image of a bat here because I had wild dreams about bats last week. As soon as I saw a photo of a bat in flight, it occurred to me that bats are a hot subject these days. That it is from a bat, some say, that… Continue reading Dream, Book, Moon

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Woo! Woo! For The Woo-Woo – Interview with Lindsay Wong

Meet writer Lindsay Wong. I've spent hours with Lindsay and her unbelievable, heart-felt, soul-full words – that is, reading her 316-page memoir entitled The Woo Woo How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2018). Memoirists are high up on my 'amazing people' list, if you must… Continue reading Woo! Woo! For The Woo-Woo – Interview with Lindsay Wong

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#morningcoffeesessions with Firefly Creative Writing

DAY 1 - #morningcoffeesessions I've joined a writer's group through the fabulous Firefly Creative Writing. I've always dreamed of participating in writing with the Firefly family. Apparently, it takes a pandemic to get me there. So be it. There were over 140 of us from near and far, coffee or tea or water nearby, paper… Continue reading #morningcoffeesessions with Firefly Creative Writing

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Interview with Stephanie Steinberg, owner of the Detroit Writing Room

This world really is full of magic. At just about the same time that I was dreaming up Gertrude's Writing Room, Stephanie Steinberg, writer/journalist, was having the same dream. She too wanted to open a space where writers could gather to write, read, learn and play. As I was doing research for Gertrude's whilst writing… Continue reading Interview with Stephanie Steinberg, owner of the Detroit Writing Room