Category Archives: Writing

The Camp NaNoWriMo That Never Happened

A message to writers: You missed your personal deadline? You’re not a failure We can make the best-laid plans, but sometimes life happens. There are things we can control and things we can’t. Patience is a must for writers. One … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, Dolly Dennis!

Continuing with the Where Are They Now? series, today we hear from author and artist Dolly Dennis, who lives in Edmonton, Alberta. I found her answers deeply honest, poignant, and inspiring. Interview with Dolly Dennis Born in a refugee camp, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: 8 Tips to Create Your Writer’s Resume by Jennifer Scott

8 Tips to Create Your Writer’s Resume by Jennifer Scott Writing a writer’s resume is very different from writing a resume in other fields. There are specific types of information you should include. Writer’s resumes are typically used when applying … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, Leslie Hodgins!

Today on Where Are They Now? we welcome back Leslie Hodgins, mobile registered massage therapist (RMT), certified fitness trainer, and soon-to-be published author. Interview with Leslie Hodgins I’ve always loved to write. And recently it’s become an obsession. I finished … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, Jess Steven Hughes!

Returning author Jess Steven Hughes has some important updates for us since my interview with him last August. He tells us about them below in his write-up for the 2017 Where Are They Now? series. Interview with Jess Steven Hughes, … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, Alison Neuman!

Returning author, playwright, choreographer, and lyricist Alison Neuman has some news for us in our continuing 2017 Where Are They Now? series. Last year, she mentioned that two producers were interested in working together to reproduce her musical and play … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, Mandy Eve-Barnett!

Today’s Where Are They Now? series features author is Mandy Eve-Barnett from Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada. Since her interview last summer, Mandy released Clickety-Click in October 2016 and a new cover for The Rython Kingdom in April 2017. She discusses … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, Rick Lauber!

Today’s 2017 Where Are They Now? interview is with author Rick Lauber of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Check out Rick’s interview, links for his books, and author event schedule below. Join us tomorrow for Rick’s guest post, “Is Your Caregiving Cup … Continue reading

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Upcoming Writing Events

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Official Blog:
After a busy weekend, I am now into Board meeting week! Firstly, Tuesday will be with the Writers Foundation of Strathcona County meeting. We have our annual Words in the Park to…

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A Story Is Driven By Characters, Not Plot

A story is driven by characters, not plot. I agree. Many writers and literary experts agree. I’m not so sure it’s always reflected in book popularity, sales, and reviews, though. What do you think? Let me know in the comments. … Continue reading

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