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The Power of Words

One of the things I love the most about being a writer is that I can make my characters say, do, and be anything I want them to. I have absolute control over every little thing that happens in my … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter

Nothing is scarier for a writer than to feel that they are out of words. It happens to me, alarmingly often, and from what I hear I’m far from the only one. The condition is akin to a fireman turning … Continue reading

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May I Have this Dance?

A shy young man musters up his courage one evening and forces himself to go to a dance being held in his small town. Drawing in a deep, calming breath, he wipes his damp palms on the front of his … Continue reading

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I Want you to be Honest. Honest.

Part two of my series on making your writing better is up on the Word Alive Press blog. Today’s post is about how to receive (and give) constructive feedback on your work. Check it out at: http://www.wordalivepress.ca/blogs. Press on, my … Continue reading

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The Word Alive Press Publishing Contest – A Bright Light on the Publishing Horizon

Have I mentioned the publishing business is a tough one to break into? Actually, if you’ve spent two minutes in the presence of a writer or aspiring writer lately (or really, any time since the invention of the printing press) you’ve likely heard … Continue reading

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And now … Robert White

Another author joining us for the Authors Book Fair in Guelph, Ontario, next week is Robert White. In 2010, Robert won the Word Alive Press publishing award with his book on Ecclesiastes, Chasing the Wind. Robert and I were co-winners, in fact, as he … Continue reading

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Introducing … Kim Burgsma

As promised, the first of the authors participating in the Authors Book Fair in Guelph, Ontario, on December 10, 2011 is Kim Bursgma, author of the beautiful gardening book, Almost Eden.                      Kim Burgsma is an award winning landscape designer, … Continue reading

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