Tag Archives: writing

A day in the life

Immediately after I left the Aquarius, I went travelling for awhile to see friends in Quebec City and family in Baltimore. Around Labo(u)r Day, I got back. Since then, I’ve been freelancing– writing without the benefit of colleagues, all-you-can-drink coffee … Continue reading

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How to Sell a “Cold Case” Article

A great guide to pitching freelance stories from an accomplished senior member of one of my freelance writing groups. Putting it up here so I don’t forget it!

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“On Writing Well”

Stealing a few minutes to write at the end of a long day at the CBC Radio studio. It has been long enough since I updated this blog that all 10 people who actually read this thing have been starting … Continue reading

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Sundown in the Sahara

Originally posted on Penning from Planes:
I’m awake, and the silence is deafening. Inside an open enclave of hanging rugs and heavy quilts, the sun is cresting over a towering dune in the distance, slowly hunting darkness from a mess…

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The Creative Process

I stole this from a web-designer friend who is the brains and brilliance behind QueerMentalHealth.org and knows at least as well as I do what it`s like to work in a demanding, adrenaline-pumping creative profession while dealing with low self-esteem. … Continue reading

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The golden rule(s)for writers

This one’s for the journalists. While we’re on the topic of George Orwell and the book that my colleague so wisely lent me (and because I’ve been reading a lot of things lately that just aren’t quite up to some … Continue reading

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