Finding Your Authentic Voice

Finding Your Authentic Voice

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical...
This is a Test…

This is a Test…

I’m trying to learn more about the Divi Theme this website is built on so that I don’t have to rely on my web designer. What I want to do is be able to insert a gallery or slider – usually humorous cartoons or images that have to do with writing. I...
Winner! Gangnante!

Winner! Gangnante!

I’ve been a longtime member of the Writers’Community of Durham Region, but since the meetings are held at Durham College, an hour away from home, I seldom attend. I read the announcements and follow along on Facebook, though, in awe at all the talented...
Thoughts about writing

Thoughts about writing

Since I’m not being creatively productive, I thought I provide some humour while I sit staring at the field of snow that is our backyard and contemplate which of my many writing projects I’ll work on...
No Resolutions Here

No Resolutions Here

This is the only place you’ll hear me saying that word, and the only time. David Farland said in a recent blog post, “I hate the word “resolution.” Whenever I think of it, I think of soldiers circa 1800, marching resolutely into battle, knowing that...