Indies Unlimited

Kat at Indies Unlimited has become a great supporter of My Writing Network, the new project I’ve started to help budding and established authors promote themselves online by giving them their own websites. She saw the value of this mission and wanted to help...

Introducing My Writing Network

In my latest fit of madness, and because apparently I’m not happy unless I’m tearing my hair out over something, I’ve created My Writing Network. This is much more than another online writing community: each member actually receives their own...

Samhain

Several years ago I did a performance with Don Sedgwick and Mary Knickle for Samhain Night. I read some original poetry, and Mary and Don played and sang. It was a great evening, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Below are the poems I read. They won’t make as much...
Wise words from an older writer

Wise words from an older writer

On Saturday, Aug. 15, the Port Medway Readers’ Festival was graced with the presence of David Adams Richards, who has won too many awards to count, and whose body of work will be regarded with awe by any Canadian author, as well as those American and Commonwealth...

Reflections on 30 Years of a Writing Routine

Every budding writer knows the rule: if you want to become a better writer, you have to stick to a routine. Writing is a craft, which means it is both a skill and an art, and it involves many fine technical points that can be mastered only with repeated practice. It’s...