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    A Look in the Mirror

    Reflecting on your own perspectives on writing and your life as a writer I feel like we can’t have a month where we talk about perspectives on writing without challenging ourselves about our own perspectives on our writing and our…

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    Book Signing Advice

    I recently had a book signing for one of my books.  This was when taken into context, a success.  Over the course of about 3 hours, I was able to connect and re-connect with at least 100 readers.  To me,…

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    The Art of Songwriting

    What every writer can learn from a songwriter’s process It’s interesting that no matter how much our blog tries to be broad in its scope and appeal, we inevitably end up catering much of our commentary and advice to novelists.…

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    Joining the Mile High Club

    A writer’s guide to flying A few days ago I set off for my first visit to the great and beautiful west of Canada from Toronto, Ontario. It was somewhat of a spontaneous flight, having only decided it and booked…

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    “Let it Go” And Write Creatively

    How to not get “Tangled” up in structure and embrace the creative process                 Sometimes the most creative and inspiring ideas come from the brainstorming that occurs when we just write. I have set a timer for 15 minutes and…

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    Doubting Your Writing Style

                    Does anyone else remember that movie that came out about 6 years ago called “Doubt”? I remember being so excited to see it mostly because in my eyes Meryl Streep is an unparalleled goddess when it comes to acting.…