Yes, I know. Technically, if I use the grammar rules Sister Mary John Frances taught me in grade twelve, I should have written: “The five point seven five questions to which you need answers”. But grade twelve passed like a vapour many decades ago, and I’m an author, so I can adapt the English language to suit my purposes. So there!

Here’s a short video Jane Friedman told us about during a workshop I attended a few weeks ago. Sponsored by the Toronto Romance Writers, the day was chock-full of useful information about the writing craft and the business of writing. Jane is an excellent presenter, full of knowledge and good humour. I wish I lived closer to where she teaches regularly. Although, if I’m honest, traveling to the U.S. these days is not anywhere on my to-do list.


The music is very jaunty, don’t you think? Now go answer those burning questions!