Better Late Than Never

Finally, after much frustration and rewriting, the second draft of The Starry Rise is done! So what was my final reaction after being kicked around by this story? Initially, a bit of shock. Then, after chasing the cats around, a fit of maniacal giggling. Watched a couple of movies. Drank a beer. A day later, Read More …

When It Rains It Pours

Back in my previous post, 2018 Stumbles in Drunk and Disoriented, I mentioned that at the beginning of the year I had come down with a flu. I recently discovered that what I had gotten over was a mild case of pneumonia. Since then, my back has gone out on me, and I’m yet again Read More …

We Got the Geek – An Interview

Last week, I had a wonderful time at the Cambridge Comic Arts Festival. Smaller cons are my favourite. They provide a more intimate feel, which makes for quality networking and interaction with attendees and fellow vendors. I had a blast catching up with Jen Frankel, Sarah WaterRaven & Josh, JF Garrard, Beverly & James Bambury, Read More …

Ad Astra 2017 – A Schedule Correction

In a recent Writ Bits broadcast to my subscribers, I announced that I would be doing a reading with Jen Frankel on Saturday, May 6 at Ad Astra. The time we originally agreed upon has been changed to earlier in the evening. The reading will now take place from 7pm to 8:30pm, and we will Read More …

Side Roads and Circuses: On Being a Writer

One of the challenges of travelling the road of the writer is coming into contact with a persistent and limited view of how a professional writer should pursue their career. This limited view has directions plastered on billboards. Larger than life, these billboards read: earn a degree in English literature, get an agent, sign a contract with a Read More …