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Resistance Is Utile

(No, that’s not a typo. Here, let me Google that for you.)

I recently finished listening to The Icarus Deception by Seth Godin. His writing style is challenging for me to follow on audio, because each section is only loosely connected to its neighbors – like a sitcom where the episodes are only generally related the others, by the same characters and place setting. 447 more words

Navel Gazing

Fear is the mind-killer except when it isn't.

I’ve taken some big behind-the-scenes authoring steps recently. I’m pretty nervous about them, but they’re not the point of this post. I’m also not writing about the news being full of atrocities, nor about my nation sliding into OVERT fascism. 1,138 more words

Writing Life

Teen Fiction Travels: Interview With Amy Mathers

At the beginning of May, I had the privilege of touring Ottawa, Rideau Lakes and Hamilton as part of the Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Book Week Tour 2018… 68 more words


On Insecurity

So all of that navel-gazing and talking with my sister and I’ve realized a lot of what drives my depression is plain old insecurity.

I shouldn’t be surprised, my insecurities have insecurities! 487 more words


Spooky Validation: Disc Theory and the Akashic Records

(deep breath)

OK.  I’m going to re-write a thing I’ve talked about in various other, older blogs, about one of the most pivotal events of my life.  1,402 more words


Downsides of writing harder: musings on the need to pace myself

When I was thinking about whether to try to be more social about how I write, I thought about how I can run harder and further and faster and without it seeming so hard if I run with a friend. 832 more words


Seasonal WOE

A Whole Food Plant Based diet, that’s my goal.  But even this label is misleading if you haven’t heard of it; it isn’t just plant based, as though there are then animals stacked on top.  991 more words