Writing Work

Writing Work

For the last few weeks, I have been cramming in an hour of writing work a few afternoons a week. Bit by bit, I get work done on writing. I say writing work because it isn’t always writing. The perils […]

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Devious Procrastinations Don’t Play Fair

Devious Procrastinations Don’t Play Fair

We all have our go-to procrastinations. I’ve complained often enough about video and social media scrolling, but sometimes procrastination becomes more difficult to call out. The need to name characters often becomes an excuse to procrastinate for me. I hate […]

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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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Weather Influencing Writing

Weather Influencing Writing

I’m finding my inspiration, motivation, and dedication to writing going up lately and I am fairly certain it’s weather influencing writing that I’m doing. We had a really tough winter in Calgary this year. Lots of -30C days (and colder […]

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Happy Birthday to Me

Happy Birthday to Me

Though I’m a little late, I’m upholding my Annual Birthday Post tradition. While I sit here typing, getting ready to celebrate my birthday with my friends, I’m reticent to reflect on my year. Last year’s birthday was a big one. […]

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Formative Stories

Formative Stories

Have you ever taken a look back over the formative stories in your life and how those influences your writing? Or your sense of self? I have a theory. All those early books and stories you are exposed to, the […]

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