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Home Stretch

The galley has been personally proofread one last time; a few minor adjustments will be submitted tomorrow. Looks like we have a book! I’m really happy with my read and with the twists, turns, drama and conflicts in FoDRK. I think you will all be quite pleased, too....

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You Are What You Eat

Afternoon folks. Today’s Vblog is a cursory glance into what I eat, why I eat it, and why maybe you should be eating some of the same things, too! Only because I want you to live long and healthy lives so that you can continue to read all of the adventures I have in...

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An Excerpt

I’m a little too busy to be reading to you all this weekend—I’ll let you folks do the work for a change. I did, however, upload a new gaming vid to YouTube if that’s your thing. However, if you just came here for a literary experience, enjoy the below! [docxpresso...

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On Evil

Morning my dears, hope you’re all having a lovely weekend. Ideally, my discussion on “evil” and its presentation and representation in fiction is reflective and not disruptive to your day—stick around in the video for an exclusive excerpt from my next book! And...

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Fit At 40

In today’s video I’ll be talking about the big FOUR ZERO and how I’ve prepared for it—body and mind. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/wiq7Bm97ngQ All my love, —C

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On Romance

Hello my darlings, and welcome to the first episode of “CAB Lit”, where I’ll be chatting about aspects of the craft. Today I’ll be sharing my thoughts on romance—and some anecdotes on feminism and female heroes—and its place in epic fantasy, as well as reading one of...

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Remember Them

A well of anger and fear exists inside the hearts of many young men today, and we Torontonians were witness—and victim—to that deplorability this week with another mass and fatal act of domestic terrorism. Unlike the last killer, this one’s motives remain relatively...

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ESO: Summerset Review

Beautiful, Almost Epic, Ultimately Forgettable Hello, and welcome to my review of ESO’s Summerset Chapter. Now Summerset was one of the worst kept secrets in the ESO fanverse: the datamine for assets, the new Psijic skill line and even the plot were all leaked months...

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The Consequences of Talking

Being in the public eye—to however large or small a degree—carries with it consequence. What you say has reach, and that reach can take you to exciting or terrible places. A renowned game writer was summarily fired this week for engaging in a Twitter spat with a fan....

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Idle Hands

During my ‘downtime’ between novels, I usually recuperate my mental resources and focus on other activities for a while: exercise, meditation, reading, gaming (which I find relaxing—escapism into someone else’s world for a change!). I don’t brainstorm or begin new...

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Happy Canada Day—and Other Tidings

Happy Canada day, to those of you celebrating. I won’t keep you from your long weekend festivities beyond a few announcements. Most important of which: Feast of Darkness, Part I will be released on September 25th, 2018. I wanted to release it on my birthday, since the...

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Wake Up

I’ve been so busy with the manuscript(s) lately that I haven’t been commenting on the news. A lot has happened: a divisive election here in Ontario, the escalated fracturing of culture in the US, the destruction of decades of advancement in globalization, continued...

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