Prompt 84: Dear Reader

“Write a letter to the reader of a novel you haven’t finished yet” Dear reader, First of all, I want to say thank you. In a world where we have thousands (if not millions) of things vying for our attention, I find myself so grateful for the fact that you chose to deliver some of […]

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Bringing characters to life

Today, as part of the research I’m doing for this little writing project of mine, I read a lot about this one day in the Second World War: December 16, 1943. Why that day,  you ask? Well, according to our family records, this was the day that Allan Reid Cameron, my great-great-uncle, died while on […]

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Writing Prompt Update

Hello my darling readers, Just a little heads up on the writing prompts process. Over the next five weeks, I’m going to be traveling. I’ll be in Berlin, Sweden (Stockholm and Karlstad), London, and Toronto, and then will spend some time in my family cottage near Ottawa. As I have committed to packing light for […]

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Prompt 64

“What does writer’s block feel like?” I think that just as much as every writer has their own process for writing, each and every one probably experiences writer’s block in different ways. The easiest way to envisage writer’s block is a pair of clawed hands holding the writer back, rendering him or her unable to […]

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The writing process

Two months after deciding to dedicate the majority of my time to writing, I feel like I have a few things that I’ve learned (both of myself and from others) that I should put down into one place. 

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