Stories and Outtakes

As writers we produce so much that it often doesn’t always fit into a specific category. Here you will find some of my stories and outtakes. Enjoy!

List of Resources for General fiction writing:

From author Kate Frieman (https://www.facebook.com/kate.freiman). This series of writer resources originated as a handout from a Toronto Romance Writers’ workshop. Bickham, Jack, Writing and Selling Your Novel; WDB Block, Lawrence, Spider, Spin Me A Web: On Writing...

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Preparing to write & organizing writing projects:

From author Kate Frieman (https://www.facebook.com/kate.freiman). This series of writer resources originated as a handout from a Toronto Romance Writers' workshop. Atchity, Kenneth, A Writer’s Time: Making the Time To Write; Norton Csikzentmihaly, Mihaly, Flow: The...

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Travellers

"How do I begin to tell the story of a life? How can I bring to paper blood? flesh? heart and heartbeat? . . . I simply begin beneath skin." Rita Marie Nibasa, Author /Playwright /Poet Fast friends of many years, they carry worn guidebooks in sensible backpacks...

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Through the Glass

The old man thrills to unearth dirty bits where they’re most unexpected. Book shop displays, pale pages splayed wanton behind glass for all to see those slight sweet smuts of words that sound like what they mean - the awe of throb; the thrust of pearly breast, an itch...

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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 today. [gallery size="full"...

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The Divine Diana G Shows Us How

...she finds inspiration and composes a sentence in 90 seconds. She makes it look easy, but we all know it isn't usually! At the 2015 When Words Collide event in Calgary, I got to meet her and for the first time, I was all fan-girl tongue-tied and in awe - that's why...

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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 they’re going to...

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