Monthly Archives: September 2016

Heartfelt Words about Alzheimer’s in the House of Commons

“Conservative MP Lisa Raitt’s voice broke with emotion Wednesday as she urged Canadians to speak out about a disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people across the country . . . Her husband, Bruce Wood, was recently diagnosed with early … Continue reading

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John Cleese on Creativity

This isn’t about writing, specifically, but creativity. It’s an excellent lecture. And, it’s John Cleese. If you every get a chance to hear him reading C.S. Lewis’ Screwtape Letters, I highly recommend it.  The reason for the Greek subtitles is … Continue reading

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Stephen King, Kill Your Darlings and other Tips on Writing.

I’m going to add two links here for Stephen King’s tips on writing. The first from Open Culture; the second from Business Insider. I would also recommend picking up his, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft. Open Culture: “In one … Continue reading

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‘Lavender’, Seed to Screen: Cole’s Notes Version

“You can’t be fond of living in the past, ’cause if you are then there’s no way that you’re going to last”— Gord Downie Lavender, Seed to Screen, started and stopped. As with most things it depends on income, time … Continue reading

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