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Author interview swap with Steven Harper Piziks

Tell us about your publishing journey…

I sold my first short story to SWORD AND SORCERESS IX in 1990, and sold my first novel to Baen Books in 1994. 652 more words

Interviews With Other Authors

Leaderless teacher

Not for the first time Dr Bill Wooten set me on the trail of another good book today – and I’ve tracked down Ecopsychology a collection of essays that includes one on  379 more words

3 Roles to Avoid While Creating Characters

The newest of your characters is shiny and perfect. Flawless comes to mind when you think of this character. She can run marathons and cook a seven course dinner while always looking perfectly groomed. 582 more words

Writing

‘My life is not about money': testimony ends at Mike Duffy trial

OTTAWA – Closing arguments at Sen. Mike Duffy’s criminal trial will begin next year as testimony concluded Thursday with final evidence given by the senator himself. 795 more words

Canada

Throne Speeches in Word Clouds: 1991-2015

Word Clouds were generated with Voyant – voyant-tools.org – and the source texts are from the Université de Laval archive here:

https://www.poltext.org/en/part-1-electronic-political-texts/canadian-throne-speeches

With the exception of the 2015 Throne Speech, archived here: http://speech.gc.ca/ 222 more words

Canada

Bernard Chapin Rails Against Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and His Gender-Equal Cabinet

In a recent video posted to his YouTube channel, far-right videoblogger Bernard Chapin voiced his displeasure with newly sworn-in Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trudeau, who defeated the notoriously Islamophobic Stephen Harper, made headlines with his choice of cabinet — roughly half of which is made up of women. 110 more words

Racism

Will Canada's New Leader Impact the U.S.?

–October 26, 2015

Well, kids, there’s a new sheriff in town….

Not here. No, up in that vast cold territory to the north of us–the land of moose, beaver, eskimos and ice hockey known as Canada. 859 more words

Humor