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Wrapping up 2015

I wrote a short wrap-up of 2015 and put it in WestWord, the Writers’ Guild of Alberta magazine. It’s in the January/February 2016 issue. I’m surrounded by lots of great writers. 195 more words

Book Review and Upcoming Event: What I Meant to Say with the WGA and Wordfest

“…how can a man be so headstrong about not asking for directions, and such a wimp about pain?” These, and other  answers can be found in the collection of essays titled… 413 more words

Book Review

Look Mom, I'm on YouTube!

When I was a child, I thought it would be cool to be on TV.  In fact, I often fantasized about having my own television channel.  287 more words

Bruce Atchison

WGA Conference: The Writing Life Panel

I just love the picture above, it’s one of my favourites from the Writers Guild of Alberta Conference because it so honestly depicts how fun the event was to host. 530 more words

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Publishing is a business - The Writers' Guild of Alberta AGM & conference recap

This last weekend I was able to attend the Writers Guild of Alberta Awards Gala, AGM & Conference.

It was another step into the literary arts, and I loved every minute of it. 295 more words


It's all a bouquet of flowers.

I haven’t made a lot of art recently. I packed my sketchbook, pencils, pens and watercolours but did not use them once this weekend. Why? We went to the… 305 more words


14 bullshit-free tips for writing & publishing books from people who do it

My brain is pleasantly saturated this evening after a weekend packed with anecdotes, missives and stats about writing books in Canada in 2014.

I spent two days at the Writers’ Guild of Alberta annual conference, where presenters were a mix of local authors, Canadian award-winners and bestsellers and published industry experts. 918 more words