You know them. You’ve seen them. And sometimes you’ve even been annoyed by them, those kids with their hands up the whole class, whether it’s in kindergarten, grade school, university or writing classes. They like to talk, to share ideas, sometimes to excess. And they often seem to have new ways of thinking or feeling […]
Red is one of the main colours we Canadians love at this special time of year so my poinsettia is most often red. This is last year’s beauty sitting in my office window. Such a splash of joy. And below is the one I had for this year and which I took to my lovely […]
Today’s post is about three great events this week that show how much fun being a writer can be. Last Saturday morning as I lay in bed checking my iPad I got an email announcing that a questionnaire I had filled in had been turned into an article by a marketer. There was the link […]
This week I’m writing my blog on the other side of the country and outside my window the morning sun streaks across the parking lot to encourage spring’s flowers to push out of the bushes.
Rather than think of what I don’t like about myself or my inabilities, I think of what I have accomplished. And I keep a list of kudos and joys that have come my way.
Did you ever have a day when the topics just wouldn’t come? Ever wonder why? Today is such a day for me so this post will be short. Here are three things that are keeping me from writing a brilliant blog post.
I was at a point in the rough draft of The Loyalist’s Luck (coming this fall!) where I just needed to see the battlefield for the Battle of Lundy’s Lane, a huge battle in the War of 1812-14.