Category Archives: Out in the World

Spring is sprung!

I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s spring at last. I’ve had a few clues. The ground covering in Wharncliffe is changing from rotting snow to squishy mud. The ravens are squawking duets and building nests.The willows and dogwood are … Continue reading

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One step forward, two steps back

Maybe that’s not precisely what has happened to me lately, but I sure felt like it yesterday. I’d had a bit of a rough week in the editing department, and that combined with my naturally serotonin-sucking brain meant that I … Continue reading

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With a little help from my friends

This new adventure with Patreon is occupying a lot of my thoughts. I haven’t done anything quite like this before, and it’s by turns exciting and scary, probably the closest I’m going to get to a roller coaster ride. I … Continue reading

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And it’s up!

I told you you’d be first! My Patreon page is live, on Hallowe’en, and on schedule! The address is http://patreon.com/ElizabethCreith. This was a long morning, as I negotiated the cyber-swamps of learning a whole new site, but I came through, … Continue reading

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Turnaround

In June Stories in the North hosted Gail Anderson-Dargatz for  two workshops and an evening reading (with music by local duo the Crossroads Magdalenes). During the afternoon workshop, Gail announced that she was going to give us the un-sugar-coated truth: … Continue reading

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Je suis Charlie

A few weeks ago I wrote about the CBC’s censorship of Stuart McLean’s comic piece “Dave Cooks the Turkey”. On the scale of censorship and pressure, I’d call that a “one”; some animal rights activist made shaming noises and the … Continue reading

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A little vacation

I’m off to my sister’s place for a bit of family Christmas, and happy to be off of work for a whole six days. I still have a bit of baking and wrapping to do, but most of the work … Continue reading

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