Start writing your memoir

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If you’re in Edmonton and flipping through the Edmonton Prime Times newspaper, you’ll catch my article. I gave a brief introduction to memoir writing and how to get started writing …

Poem poster pose

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Thanks to the Edmonton Poetry Festival for mailing me my poem. My poem, Leviathan, was one of four chosen to ride on the Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) this winter. The …

Slice of pie

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One of my short stories is going to be included in the It’ll be a Piece of Pie anthology. The book is expected to be launched on Saturday, March 14, …

2020 is for writing

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Make 2020 the year you write your memoirs Join me for In Your Own Words: Learn to Write a Memoir  It’s a Metro Adult Continuing Education class that starts: Wednesday, …

Poetry Moves on Transit

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One of my poems is going for a ride on the Edmonton Transit Service (ETS)! It’s one of four entries chosen in a fall poetry contest. The contest was held …

Memoir versus autobiography

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One of the world’s longest autobiographies is a set of 26 novels. Kalle Päätalo started his Iijoki books in the 1970s and kept going until the 90s. His giant oeuvre …

Book launch this Friday

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This Friday, Nov. 8, is the launch of The War Memory Project. The Alexandra Writers Centre Society (AWCS) collected essays, stories and poems from Alberta authors for the anthology. The …

Memoir + wine

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A sunny vineyard, a glass of wine…and your laptop.   Wine and writing go together. There’s even scientific proof! In 2017, a group of researchers found alcohol improved creativity. Would …