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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Leaving Work Mode…

Leaving Work Mode…

Yesterday, I worked my last day at the bookstore for the next three months. Until October 31, I will be not working full time as a book buyer. I am leaving work mode… …and entering Writer-Mom mode. Mornings with baby, […]

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Convention Time: ReaderCon Musings

Convention Time: ReaderCon Musings

What makes a good writers’ convention? I’ve thought about this a lot lately. Last weekend I attended my fourth ReaderCon in five years. Thanks to demands of the day job, I couldn’t leave until Friday night. But everything starts Thursday […]

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Conference Ruminations from an Intermediate Writer

Conference Ruminations from an Intermediate Writer

When Words Collide is only a couple of months away and I am trying to be extra prepared since I know I’ll be busy with coursework when that weekend rolls around. My vacation from work, which I normally plan around the […]

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Creative Writing Goals for 2017

Creative Writing Goals for 2017

I’ve set a lot of creative writing goals over the years. Sometimes it works to motivate me. In 2016, I did achieve quite a few of the goals. Sometimes it does the exact opposite. I missed some categories of my […]

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Finding your Writing Tribe

Finding your Writing Tribe

I am exhausted. I have just returned from my favourite conference, Sirens, and I am spent. I will have posts to come on different parts of Sirens that got me thinking. In the meantime, I want to talk about tribes. […]

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