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Wordslinging with Kevin Tumlison

Wordslinging with Kevin Tumlison

A fantastic (one hour) interview with prolific and critically-acclaimed author, Kevin Tumlinson. We chatted about everything “writerly” under the sun, and more. Such a fun guy and an inspiring conversationalist. I’ve already had a few takeaways from our chat that I’ve...

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The Voice of Geadhain

The Voice of Geadhain

I realize that I’ve been a bit more silent than usual, though it’s not without cause. I’ve been working on a number of exciting projects and today I’m ready to announce one of them: the audiobook editions of Four Feasts till Darkness. Beginning with Feast of Fates,...

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Finding Your Inspiration

Finding Your Inspiration

Originally appeared in Shelf Magazine We’re living through tough times—mentally and spiritually. With nations in crisis and an invisible threat stalking those we love, it can be difficult to get out of bed and face the day. Of course, this is doubly daunting for...

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Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

For those of you who are unaware, today is National Indigenous Day. Although, you can be forgiven given the clamor and zeitgeist where everyone has determined their rights, freedoms, and demands to be more important than anyone else’s; including those on whose land...

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Follow Along

Follow Along

In case you’re unaware, I’m mostly on Instgram and YouTube these days. So follow along on those channels for regular updates, conversations and insights—you won’t find me on Twitter at all, which I believe to be an abominable sinkhole of human misery 🙂 I’ll be...

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Nature’s Bounty

Nature’s Bounty

A picture is worth a thousand words. I took this while walking along the lake today—I’ve been dog-walking for a friend this week. There’s a lot more I’d like to say on the state of the world, my thoughts on recent upheavals, and what we can do as a society to lift...

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Summer Sale!

Summer Sale!

In celebration of completing the Four Feasts till Darkness saga, I thought it was time for another sale! I also feel like a lot of us are still stuck indoors due to covid and/ or joblessness, and my writing is the only thing that I have to offer to the world at large....

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Finito

Finito

This week I finished a dream. It’s a weird turn of phrase, but there’s no other way to say it. I’m just working through the epilogue now, but the last draft is all but complete. Feast of Darkness, Part II, will be off to the proofreader’s next week. Whew. Wow. What a...

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Quarantine Is Over, the Danger Is Not

Quarantine Is Over, the Danger Is Not

At least here in Ontario, life and the economy are striving to return to the new normal.  However, as we move toward that goal—of curb-side retail and socially-distanced strolls through the park—we need to remind ourselves that still no vaccine or widespread treatment...

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A Nation of Strong Women

A Nation of Strong Women

“This article appeared in the August issue of Shelf” September 25th marks the annual: Women’s National Fitness Day. Some might wonder why such a day is needed or necessary, and the answer is simple: women are generally not encouraged into group sport or activity....

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Never Stop Moving

Never Stop Moving

It’s always nice when you close off a week feeling accomplished. Part of this is due to my new timekeeping system, whereby I record my daily activities and time spent. At first, I argued with myself about this level of micromanagement, though it’s been harder and...

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A World Gone Mad

A World Gone Mad

Coronavirus has affected more than our financial well-being, the side effects of a pandemic include: mania, hostility, aggression and some of the worst behaviour proliferated only when we’re at our most scared and vulnerable. I was talking about this with a friend of...

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