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My first Slam! Poetry as experience art, delivered as performance art

Over morning coffee recently, I started thinking about the Beat Poets and cut-up poetry and choose-your-own-adventure books and hyperlinked fiction. There had to be a way to turn Internet surfing into a kind of ‘experience art.’ I was thinking about

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New Canadian Noir & a French Exchange

I just made the deadline to submit a story to The Exile Book of New Canadian Noir. Wish me luck as this anthology, edited by Claude Lalumiere and David Nickle is sure to attract a lot of submissions. My other

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Camp NaNoWriMo

I’ve set a goal to write the first draft of my new comedy in the month of April. It features an ensemble cast with earthy magic at the core of the premise and enough fun and games to call it

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Skiing Le Massif De Charlevoix

Following my adventures in Peru, I spent a week in Quebec with a four French tourists. My friend, the parent of my high school exchange partner, is a remarkable woman who skis in the Pyrenees and who enjoys travelling all

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Off to Peru!

I will be spending most of the month of February in Peru, socializing with my sister-in-law’s family and friends and learning as much Spanish as I can. As a Canadian, I have French but my Spanish so far is just

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Writing Contests & Writing Boot Camp

This year I’ve decided to concentrate on writing short as well as long. I’ve been writing a crazy number of new stories, not all of which will see a polished draft. Many of them are the usual 2000 word length

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Urban Green Man Online Book Launch, Can-Con Readings and NaNoWriMo Panel

I will be reading a published story “Wild Caving” and my poem “Fallow God” from the Urban Green Man Anthology at Can-Con (Spec Fic Convention) in Ottawa, Canada on Oct 5-6. If you plan to attend, I will also be involved in

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Spies are From Mars – The Horse can see the barn!

Have you ever had a feeling of regret as you finished reading a book? You knew you would miss the characters and their stories, as if they were old friends. Well, it’s a little different when you are writing the

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Urban Green Man — In my hot little hands!

Update: I recently received my contributor’s copy of Urban Green Man, including a green man pendant as an extra thank-you. How nice to have a souvenir from my first poetry sale! This summer I’m taking a break from blogging and critiquing in order to

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I’m getting published, twice!

I am bursting to tell you my publishing news, times two:  My short story “Wild Caving,” is going to be published in the Amprosia anthology, which launches in two weeks. My poem “Fallow God,” is going to be published in

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