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The List – What You Consider Great Art

When I called out for great art, you responded in spades. 13 responses before I even went to bed that night! I’ve read/watched a few (marked with stars), but there are so many more here than I will be able … Continue reading

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Follow the Playwright–Me!

I’m off social media for the month of July (at least, we’ll see how this goes…), but I was BIG on social media in June– For Friday June 17th of the 2016 Canadian Writers’ Summit, the Playwrights Guild of Canada … Continue reading

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Aftermath

After the staged reading of Raggedy’s Kingdom… It’s taken me a week to recover. It may seem odd to say that … since it was such a huge success! All that worry from the weeks before when I was dreaming … Continue reading

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Poetry with Doug’s Rules for Constructive Criticism

Disclaimer: I don’t remember the actual rules from my first official writing workshop. I do distinctly remember putting them all up on a sheet of paper the afternoon before meeting our poetry instructor, Doug, at the Young Writer’s Workshop. Almost … Continue reading

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Oh the Horror – Staged Reading of RAGGEDY’S KINGDOM

Come hear the staged reading of my horror play, Raggedy’s Kingdom. After a year of development through Storefront Theatre’s Inaugural Playwrights’ Unit, Raggedy’s Kingdom is ready for its first full, public reading. WHERE – Storefront Theatre, Toronto, ON WHEN – May 30th, 8 … Continue reading

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Beyond a Book Review: Solo, a Collection of Writer’s Pilgrimages

In this bright new year, it feels right to read about journeys. Pilgrimages, whatever that means. So I finally cracked Solo: Writers on Pilgrimage. To Margaret Atwood, it means traveling through literary and scientific history to Baffin Bay. To Katherine … Continue reading

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One Word 365: 2016 edition

Except I don’t like the “one word only” rule. I never followed it back in 2014 or 2015 so I won’t do that in 2016 either. My phrase? Take yourself to zero. It’s a phrase Ghandi used to like to … Continue reading

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My Birthday Wish

Dear Friend: Yesterday I received an email from a friend that made me almost skip down the street (so I just sort of ran and grinned like a maniac instead). Why? Because she said she had new stationary and was going … Continue reading

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Beyond a Cafe Review: Tango Palace Coffee Company

I’ve been to many cafes in Toronto. This one takes the crown. Big statement from me, I know. But this place has been tried and tested by the people I trust and care about most. It’s become the barometer against … Continue reading

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Beyond a Cafe Review: McDonald’s

Judge if you wish. I would have judged myself for this just days ago. But there’s a McDonald’s really close to my new apartment and with some coupons in the mail and my constant cheap-broke-international graduate student life, it was the … Continue reading

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