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Second Draft: Lachine to Montreal in nine minutes — in 1848

The Lachine Canal, which opened in 1825, was built to bypass the Lachine Rapids. Twenty-two years later, the Montreal and Lachine Rail Road was built to bypass the Lachine Canal. 616 more words

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Second Draft: Quarrelsome priest alienated just about everybody

Louise Pagé and her husband, Charles Nau, who farmed near Berthierville, were deeply religious. They fervently hoped that at least one of their sons would become a priest. 637 more words


Second Draft: A talking severed head haunts his murderers

It was the autumn of 1657, and a kind of truce hung over the hard-pressed settlement of Ville-Marie, as Montreal was then known. Iroquois raids had receded, and there had even been an exchange of hostages held respectively by the Iroquois and the French. 656 more words

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Novel Update #11: Transcribing Changes

The last update that I wrote on for The Strain of Rebellion stated that I had finished editing the rough draft. What does that mean? I now am typing up the changes on a copied word document of the original (since I’m sentimental and want a rough draft copy saved with all the errors that I originally made). 398 more words

Verily, We Go Along

Despite a day when I could not find nor hold my footing in normalcy for more than 3 minutes at a time, I did manage to get a nice chunk of second draft-ness done on my short story, “Hoar Frost.” 20 more words



I’m experiencing a writer’s high. That sense that you can just do anything.

(Also I’m feeling just generally joyous about my writing and I credit autumn. 523 more words


Script Update: Draft 2

The date is 16th October 2016. The time is 5.20 pm (at writing) and as of 20 minutes ago I have finished the second draft of my screenplay. 354 more words