Tag Archives: Swan Harp

Fingers crossed

Almost four months ago I submitted an application to the Northern Works-in-Progress grant competition. The grants are awarded about four months after the deadline date. In fact, the last time I won a grant, the notification arrived promptly on April … Continue reading

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Snow Day

We had a ton of snow here on Monday night – could have been twelve inches, maybe more. It certainly looked like more when I looked out the kitchen door at 8:30 a.m. and realized that there was no way … Continue reading

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The daylight report

One February many years ago, a CBC North host I knew, Barry Mercer, made a point of announcing sunrise, sunset and the amount of daylight on every day of the month, along with how many extra minutes of daylight we’d … Continue reading

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Duh!

David reminded me that I have contacts in the writing world. I called up the editor I worked with on “Erik the Viking Sheep”, many years ago, and was surprised and delighted when she said, “I was thinking about you … Continue reading

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The myth of the lonely writer

At 1:22 this morning – but who was checking? – I finished the second draft of The Swan Harp. Thanks to the feedback from my readers I added another subplot, which added another forty pages, and the story is much … Continue reading

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