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Strange Places short-listed for Saskatchewan Book Awards

I am tickled purple to tell you all that Strange Places was short-listed today for the Saskatchewan Book Awards. Here’s a picture of me smiling at the press conference surrounded…

How work can inform your fantasies

I don’t tend to do a lot of research before I write. A little perhaps, but generally speaking, I prefer to create worlds where I can just make stuff up….

Plain text editor

Reduce your tool clutter to crank out the words

As I have mentioned elsewhere, I’m not a fan of doing the heavy lifting on any long-form writing project in a word processor. (You can read postings here and here to…

You show me yours and I’ll show you mine… Writing spaces

I don’t know about anyone else, but when I’m writing, I go to another place. I might be physically sitting in this chair (see photo), but as my family can…

How science can increase your writing productivity

In a previous article (here) I talked about the importance of measuring your productivity. Regular measurement of any issue can help you keep that issue front and center in your…