Tag: writing

Great video about the best genre literary conference anywhere: When Words Collide

Here’s a great video about the best genre literary convention in North America and probably the world: Calgary’s When Words Collide. If you’re interested in writing, you owe it to yourself to get to When Words Collide. My “other” name (Edward Willett) gets mentioned about halfway through this video as an example of the kinds …

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In defence of escapism

Here’s my latest “Space-Time Continuum” column from Freelance, the newsletter of the Saskatchewan Writers Guild… Back at Weyburn Junior High I was once taken to task by a teacher for not remembering the name of the author of a book I liked. “If you don’t remember the author’s name,” he told me, “you’re just reading for escape.”  …

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The adventure begins…

Still some months to go before the release of Masks, but they’ll go quickly. ARCs are out to reviewers now, most likely. The book is available for presale on the various bookstore sites. And I have a fine collection of dust covers, not that I know what to do with them. And this site is …

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