Con Musings

Con Musings

As of today it’s T-7 days before When Words Collide begins. This will be my 5th year attending—I’m surprised by that after counting on my fingers. The adage is true: time flies. I still have to carefully plan which panels […]

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Building a Writing Habit

Building a Writing Habit

I’ve been whining enough lately about writing and motivation that everyone should know I am doing everything I can to create a proper writing habit. It’s much harder than I anticipated, mostly because I had no clue where to begin. This […]

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Audience, Pros and Cons

Audience, Pros and Cons

Coming out of my post last week about inspired versus forced words, I was trying to figure out why I’ve struggled with certain projects lately yet excelled with others. The one story I had been opening weekly and adding meagre words […]

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Where Do Cultural Appropriation and Identity Politics Intersect?

Where Do Cultural Appropriation and Identity Politics Intersect?

Last weekend I was a good little student and started a report due for my current writing course. Step one involved finding a TED Talk to write about and coming up with our main idea. That was hard, because there […]

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Catching Those Stereotypes

Catching Those Stereotypes

After months of exchanging short Facebook messages and reorganizing calendars, Kate and I got a chance to meet up on Sunday. As usual, our conversation eventually made its way around to writing. We’re both trying to hit the same deadline […]

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Acquiring a New Skillset

Acquiring a New Skillset

It seems that I piqued some interest with my Confidence post last month when I used the phrases “I was faced with the very urgent need to make some major life decisions” and “I’m finally able to start taking steps […]

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