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Happy New Year: 2017 Goals

Happy New Year: 2017 Goals

A new year. A clean slate. I have one goal, one hope for 2017: to be better. I squeaked in under the wire for last year with a story submission, which meant that my number of submissions for 2016 beat […]

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Thankful: A Time For Gratitude

Thankful: A Time For Gratitude

It’s Thanksgiving week here in the States. I don’t normally go in for this sort of thing, but I have a lot to feel thankful for. With all the shit going on in the world – in my country – […]

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Fighting the Election Blues

Fighting the Election Blues

Last week was spectacularly crappy. I don’t normally have strong opinions about political candidates, but indicate that I am less than a person and we have problems. And this election? One candidate in particular, through his own words and actions, […]

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An Evening with Zadie Smith

An Evening with Zadie Smith

In early October, I received an email informing me that this February’s guest author for The Calgary Distinguished Writer’s Program, presented annually, was none other than Zadie Smith. Zadie Smith is a name I’ve heard bandied around the writing world for years. Though I intended to […]

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Immerse Yourself In Art

Immerse Yourself In Art

It’s an amazing thing to immerse yourself in art. I spent the past weekend roaming the halls of my old high school – covered in student murals – and watched nine schools compete for a slot in the State Drama […]

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Learning from the Artist about Creative Perfectionism

Learning from the Artist about Creative Perfectionism

Being in the comic and graphic novel industry is still really new to me. When asked what I write, I still forget that I write comics, unless I’m in a comic-specific meeting setting. I list my personal projects when asked; […]

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