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Second Draft: Behind the fanfare of 1792, a royal snub for Prince Edward?

In August 1792, royalty came calling in Montreal. And Montreal yawned.

The visitor was 24-year-old Prince Edward Augustus, the fourth son of George III. He had landed at Quebec City the year before in command of the 7th Royal Fusiliers, and was accompanied by his mistress, Thérèse-Bernardine Montgenet, seven years his senior. 578 more words

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I understand I have been very secretive of my story and that’s because I am paranoid of spoilers and my sanity jumps out of the window at the simple idea that my story will be stolen. 32 more words


Chapter 31: Ascension Graveyard by Candice Coates

Chapter 31

Etta gripped the steering wheel with tight knuckles. What the hell was Jørn thinking? She had just gotten off the phone with Kyle, who somehow had managed to find a degree of humor in his near encounter with Jørn’s fist. 1,553 more words


Second Draft: Sir Henry Thornton left his mark on Canadian National Railways

It was a sombre scene inside the CNR’s Bonaventure Station that summer evening. Two weeks before, Sir Henry Thornton had submitted his resignation as president of Canadian National Railways and now, on Aug. 641 more words

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*Note: This poem is the second draft of Bangladesh, which is now called Aftermath. This poem was originally written from a prompt. View Bangladesh to see the prompt I used and the first draft. 79 more words


Second Draft: Name of an unremarkable Rivière-des-Prairies street has a remarkable history

Rue Panis-Charles, in Rivière des Prairies, is a short street of newish, two-storey dwellings in brick and stone. Pleasant though it is, little in its appearance distinguishes it from other streets nearby. 624 more words

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The Second Draft of Doom

What is writing a second draft like?

It’s like going through a wonderful hike in the wilderness on a clear summer’s day with friends, seeing spectacular sights and creating life-long memories….. 147 more words

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