Category Archives: Writing

June 2017 Roundup: Events

While I am away from my blog this week, I have selected and scheduled articles from several categories. A different theme will post each day. Today’s roundup theme is events. Below are selected articles. Events Guitar Recital 2017 50-Hour Read-A-Thon … Continue reading

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June 2017 Roundup: Writing

Over the next few days, I am hosting a special visitor from Australia. Later in the week, I have a number of time-sensitive work projects to attend to. While I’m “away,” I have collected and scheduled articles from several categories … Continue reading

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Upcoming Writing Events – Add Yours for Your Location…

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Official Blog:
This week I will be attending a special supper with a member of my writing group who resides in Newfoundland. Not only is it exciting to see her, for her visits are…

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50-Hour Read-A-Thon Follow-Up

Just a quick post with a photo of how the Morinville Community Library 50th anniversary 50-Hour Read-A-Thon turned out during my stay from 3:30 to 8:15 p.m. of the Saturday, June 3 portion. Library supervisor Ashley Cain coordinated the event. … Continue reading

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May and June Update

Today I am in Morninville, Alberta, partaking in the 50-hour Read-A-Thon for Morinville Community Library’s 50th anniversary. Between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. today, here’s what I’ve got lined up: Canadian family travel “Two Provinces, Three Weeks, 101 Experiences,” a … Continue reading

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10 things writers wish that non-writers understood

Originally posted on Misprinted Pages:
Being a writer is a profession nobody seems to understand. Do you sit around all day in your pajamas? Do you use a fancy pants typewriter? Are you just making elaborate fantasy maps all day? The answer…

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Improve Your Writing Skills

MladenR on Writer to Writers has compiled the following elements for writing. NOTE: This blog has moved. The article can now be found here: Improve Your Writing Skills.

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Writing Hub – Books, Writing, Tips & More…

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Official Blog:
Writing: My escape on a writing retreat from 18th – 22nd May was absolutely fabulous. Surrounded by fresh spring greenery, bird song, blue skies, fellow writers and delicious food (cooked for us!)…

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Writers’ Retreat 2017: Strawberry Creek Lodge

I have returned from Strawberry Creek Writers’ Retreat and, as promised, I’m posting some photographs. This is post #1: the lodge, the woods, and the creek. Click this link to view my Facebook album from the retreat. The link can … Continue reading

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Off to My Writing Retreat

For the next four and a half days, I will be on a writing retreat–my first ever. I’ve wanted to do this for about a decade, so it’s a pretty big deal. There is no Internet, so I will have … Continue reading

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