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Radio Segment: Focus on "Humour"

This past week, I spoke about the genre of humour with the wonderful Chris dela Torre on the CBC Homestretch. I would have posted this segment sooner, but a sick toddler has derailed my blogging schedule (among other things) so I’m just getting to this now. 130 more words

Book Review

Factotum

Going into the next month or so, late August to late September, I find myself in a rather unique position, breathing some rare air, as they say. 708 more words

Book Review: Fishbowl by Bradley Somer

Wow, I’ve made a big mistake. I waited way too damn long to read this book. Fishbowl by Bradley Somer came out in 2015, has won a bunch of awards since then, and I still didn’t read it until last week, right before I was slated to talk about it on the radio. 466 more words

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Just Call Me President

Wowza! I’m so excited to announce that I was voted in as President of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta on the weekend. Many of my blog followers will know that I’ve been involved with the organization for a few years now, but this promotion is a big step for me, so I feel the need to officially ‘announce’ it here. 290 more words

Book News

Here Come the Alberta Book Awards!

The shortlist for the Alberta Book Awards was just announced, which means a couple of exciting things are happening:

  1. The nominated writers will begin to trash talk* each other on social media…
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Calling All Youths!!!!

I think I’ve mentioned this before, but it doesn’t hurt to say it a second time; I’m on the Board of Directors for a really amazing organization called… 214 more words

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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