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On the Invisibility of Middle-Aged Women | Literary Hub

By | June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Creative, Diversity, Inspiration, Writing|Tags: , , , , , , |

A year ago at a literary festival in Wales, I met a woman. It was at a reception at a castle that had a beautiful park and a regal view of the Welsh landscape. I had no companion to the reception, … Source: On the Invisibility of Middle-Aged Women | Literary Hub

A writer’s guide to rejecting rejection – The Writer

By | June 21st, 2016|Categories: Creative, Publishing, Writing|Tags: , , , , , |

Reroute rejection for a positive outcome. Source: A writer's guide to rejecting rejection - The Writer

On Why I Write

By | June 17th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Creative, Guest Post, Reading, Teaching, Uncategorized, Writing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Guest Post by Florence LeFevre I’ve wondered, over the years, about that simple question. Why do I write?   I’m an average person, with an average life, nothing out of the ordinary. Just plain me, with my family, friends, and addictions to TV Shows and salted caramel.   But still, I write.   The cliché is [...]

How Reading Logs Can Ruin Kids’ Pleasure for Books – The Atlantic

By | June 7th, 2016|Categories: Creative, Reading, Teaching|Tags: , , , , , , |

Forcing kids to keep track of their reading time can turn it into a chore. Source: How Reading Logs Can Ruin Kids' Pleasure for Books - The Atlantic

7 “Tricks” to Improve Your Writing OvernightWNQ-WRITERSWNQ-WRITERS

By | June 4th, 2016|Categories: Creative, Writing|Tags: , , , , |

Source: 7 “Tricks” to Improve Your Writing OvernightWNQ-WRITERSWNQ-WRITERS

Ficitonal Characters and The Books They Read

By | June 1st, 2016|Categories: Creative, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , |

The books I've recently spotted fictional TV characters reading to add to my TBR pile. Source: Ficitonal Characters and The Books They Read

Whatever next? How plot grips us, from Dickens to Line of Duty | Books | The Guardian

By | June 1st, 2016|Categories: Creative, Reading, Writing|Tags: , , , , , , |

How do the best stories work? John Mullan examines what today’s TV dramatists can learn from the masters of the trade Source: Whatever next? How plot grips us, from Dickens to Line of Duty | Books | The Guardian

Pyre | Amitava Kumar | Granta Magazine

By | April 28th, 2016|Categories: Creative, Diversity, Reading, Writing|Tags: , , , , |

‘In more ways than one, the rituals of death had reminded me that I was an outsider.’ Amitava Kumar returns to India for his mother’s funeral. Source: Pyre | Amitava Kumar | Granta Magazine

Why Where We Write Matters | Literary Hub

By | April 27th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Creative, Diversity, Writing|Tags: , , , , , , |

I write from my living room in Mississauga. At a folding table, found at a haraj in Jeddah over fifteen years ago, facing a window overlooking the driveway leading up to our condominium building. I… Source: Why Where We Write Matters | Literary Hub

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