What’s next

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I tell the writers I work with, that they shouldn’t shy away from writing the “tough stuff.” So I’m taking my own advice. Ten years ago this month, something happened that changed my world.

Soapy memoirs

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Go online or visit your local bookstore and you’ll find a variety of memoirs. The genre is on the rise and we’ve seen many stories, such as Cheryl Strayed’s Wild, hit …

Apple of my eye

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For the past several months, I’ve been giving writing workshops to children. Every Sunday afternoon, students in Grades 4, 5 and 6 learn about formatting essays, figurative language and other …

Blast from the Past

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Some of my early writing, I’m talking childhood, is embarrassing and not at all noteworthy. I don’t know why I’ve been holding on to it but last week, I got …