Tag Archives: Angie

Day one!

It’s been an eventful first day of the binge. To start with. last night we had a kick-off dinner, with bubbly to celebrate my grant, and my progress so far on The Last Black Swan. Shortly after midnight I went … Continue reading

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Slave of the Muses

I’m down to my last two weeks of day job before my summer of writing. Almost every day someone at work asks me when my last shift is, or if I’m excited about the whole thing, or what I’m writing. … Continue reading

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Benefits of the Binge

There’s a negative connotation to the word “binge”. It suggests a lack of control and discipline. As a survivor of probably a dozen binges or more over the last six years, I think there’s something to be said for them. … Continue reading

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It takes teamwork

Today was an early and busy day for me. Tomorrow I travel down to the Art Gallery of Sudbury to Laurence Steven’s launch for the Scrivener Press spring lineup. While it might seem on the face of it that I … Continue reading

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Bran for bloggers

Yesterday was my Business of Writing meeting. If you’d been in the Pepper Mill in Thessalon, where we often hold these things, you’d have thought you were watching four women having a kaffeeklatsch. In fact, a couple of women who … Continue reading

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What Editors Want

Among my writing friends I have several who have a lot of experience as journalists, writing for newspapers and magazines. I’ve learned a lot from them about writing non-fiction for periodicals. The most valuable thing I’ve learned is what editors … Continue reading

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The ladies who lunch

The business-of-writing group (Angie, Pauline, Rhea, me and occasionally Kim) meet when we can to crow about accomplishments, commit to future work, swap ideas and generally cheer and encourage each other. We do lunch. We’ve occasionally done breakfast, brunch or … Continue reading

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