Category Archives: Banff Writing With Style

I leave a writer

I just said goodbye to the people in my class and some of the other writers that I met during this week. There are poets and novelists and children’s writers that I hope, with some luck, I will maintain contact … Continue reading

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And he did…

One of my characters said “Hello” to the world this evening as I read a couple of pages from my novel. The excitement from the crowd was infectious and gave me the energy that I needed to get up there … Continue reading

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My characters want to come out into the light…

Every night, the Writing With Style Artists are invited to read something from their work. As you all know, I have signed myself up for tomorrow night because it terrifies me and therefore, it must be done. The past two … Continue reading

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My three hours

So…I didn’t have to wait as long as I thought because I switched with “Fairy Girl.” That meant that feedback day was today.***When I defended my thesis, my supervisor looked at me and said, “For the next three hours, you … Continue reading

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First fears. First impressions

Before I left this morning, I looked up the author who is facilitating the workshop to refresh my memory of his books. Once I started reading his biography, that old feeling weepy feeling started creeping its way up my body … Continue reading

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I am surrounded…by mountains!

I know that I haven’t blogged in a while. I tripped and fell in Kensington Market and sprained my thumb, making all things writing virtually impossible and painful. This forced me to relax a little bit but it also threw … Continue reading

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