Category Archives: Write! Canada

My computer broke down/Chickadees in a Maple

I had an older Macbook. It’s been my trusty writing companion for over five years. I returned from Write! Canada to discover the touchpad was periodically malfunctioning. Two days later the keyboard also started to fail. I was deeply concerned. … Continue reading

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Write! Now

I spent the last three days at the Write! Canada writer’s conference. It was an overwhelming experience, like the mother ship had called me home. I loved spending time with people who share my passion and faith. It was a … Continue reading

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After seven years of rejection and frustration, I’ve finally reached the holy grail of unpublished writers. Later this year I will finally see my name in print. I’ve crossed the enigmatic barrier from aspiring writer to legitimated contributor. The object … Continue reading

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