What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?
I’ll be out of the office from Thursday, Aug. 26 until Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. “I always get asked, ‘How do I keep being motivated to write?’ Well, there’s no magical answer. You have to want to sit down and write. Otherwise, nothing gets written. That should be enough motivation.” Our Family Lines writer Lea Storry
Self-promotion is hard for most of us. But as writers, talking about our books gets them into the hands of readers.
I’ll be out of the office from Friday, Aug. 6 until Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. “Just like we can all sing, we can all write. (But don’t take your laptop into the shower.) Our Family Lines
Our things also carry our memories and lessons.
A thrift store find, a vintage china plate with a scene from my university, starts a hunt to learn more about the item and Acadia.
As I sit here, holding the doll and making that difficult decision to let go of a small part of my sons’ childhood, one memory grips me.
We should be thinking of ourselves as custodians, or curators, of our things. Not every “thing” is a piece of consumer waste.
Immense grief, shock and disbelief are rolling over Canada. Nova Scotians are deep in mourning and despair after senseless act after senseless act took many lives. It’s terrible and as a Bluenoser, I can’t fathom the evil that burst out of a human, changing the province and its people forever. One of my sisters locked her doors when she got …
Staying home now doesn’t just mean not getting ill with the coronavirus, it also means saving lives. Last week, I asked you to write stories of people, places or things that you’d like to remember since being stuck inside. By remembering some of the good stuff, I’m hoping it’ll remind us about the things we’re looking forward to. So as …