Writing, Rewriting, Those Endless Summer Days & The Rude Return of Fall

I haven't written a blog in a while, but I promise there is actual writing-related content buried in here. Just let me wax poetic about the seasons first, real quick (...and if you don't have the time and you know what you're here for, I'll throw a little header over the writing bit, so you… Continue reading Writing, Rewriting, Those Endless Summer Days & The Rude Return of Fall

A Love Letter to the Library, Fan Fiction & Romance Authors, and Friends in a Pandemic

Image description: three pale pink roses stacked in the crease of an open book. Photo credit: Pixabay via Pexels.com I had a more serious post planned for my Feb wrap-up but I decided to bump it to the end of March because it’ll keep. Right now the ice in the river is breaking up, the… Continue reading A Love Letter to the Library, Fan Fiction & Romance Authors, and Friends in a Pandemic

Ready or Not

A picture from one end of my office, where my Christmas cacti are enjoying the sunny windowsill and my guitar is leaning against the wall underneath a dry erase-drawn version of the 8-point story wheel.

The world is reopening and I’m not ready. We’ve been in semi-lockdown and quarantine for the last two and a half months. Not a full lockdown/quarantine, because Alberta’s number of active cases remained relatively low. Masks were introduced late and always as ‘optional’. There are no checkpoints in our neighbourhoods. Outdoor gatherings of up to… Continue reading Ready or Not