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To the woman who broke my heart before I'd realized my heart was even that involved:

Day One:

I knew, I always knew, you were always the more likely of the two us to want to back out, to change her mind. 3,297 more words


Being 25

I’ve pretty much been thinking about my age for the past 5 months, ever since I turned 25 and stopped qualifying as someone in their “early twenties.” Next year I’ll be closer to 30 than I am to 20 and that thought is a little mind-blowing. 1,004 more words

"1974" and "27,000 Breaths" make CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize Longlist

Yesterday, CBC announced this year’s longlist for the 2015 CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize. Thirty-two shortlisted stories were selected for this year’s longlist. I’m so pleased that… 62 more words


Truth, Reality, and the Facts

David L. Ulin, LA Times Book Critic, wrote an article in the June 23rd edition that, once again, has brought the debate about the various uses of creative expression in nonfiction back to the forefront. 753 more words

A Writer's Life?

For a long time, I didn’t even call myself a writer. The title stank too much of the flannel-wearing, cigarette-smoking hipster who spent days holed up in a smoke-filled apartment, ignoring food and non-alcoholic beverages in favor of frenzied typing, churning out something that no one would understand anyway.  417 more words