Are You Still Doing That Writing Thing?

#TENThingsNOTtosaytoaWRITER “Can you make this sentence *pop* more?” #TenThingsNotToSayToAWriter — USA TODAY (@USATODAY) July 28, 2015 I've heard it before. From more than one person. I know I will hear a few of these again, but still stand by my words. I don't have a choice. It's my obsession. I hope you do too… Continue reading Are You Still Doing That Writing Thing?


Feeling nervous. Taking a step today. It might amount to nothing, but it is still a leap in my life as a writer. I am meeting with the Writer-in-Residence for the London Public Library and Western University today. I sent him an excerpt from my travel memoir about my journey through Africa. Today I get… Continue reading Critique

Getting to Know You

So I told you that I am taking a writing course. It is an online course and we are a week in. So far so good. It has been a relatively easy week. We have all introduced ourselves and were given our first assignment. Guess what it is. We have to write a blog!  Oh… Continue reading Getting to Know You

The Next Chapter

It's funny how life has a way of... oh, I don't know; getting you lost. I remember incredulously staring at other children in grade school wondering how it was that they seemed to have life figured out. They already knew what they wanted to be when they grew up - by the age of 6!… Continue reading The Next Chapter