Favourite Five lists, My Thoughts on Writing

Favourite five: Writing blogs to follow

I firmly believe that no matter how long you've been practicing an art, you can and should always keep learning. When it comes to writing, there are a lot of ways to do this: by attending workshops, taking classes, watching webinars... the list goes on. One of my favourite ways is by keeping up with… Continue reading Favourite five: Writing blogs to follow

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My Thoughts on Writing

My highlights from: Talking Fresh 2018

Talking Fresh is an annual event hosted by the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild. I try to make it to the event each year, though I can usually only be there for the Saturday discussion sessions. This year was no different; while I missed Friday night's panel, I was able to take in the talks given by… Continue reading My highlights from: Talking Fresh 2018

My Thoughts on Writing

My highlights from the Saskatchewan Writer’s Guild Annual Conference

The Saskatchewan Writer's Guild held it's annual conference in mid-October and, as always, there was a lot to take in and a lot to learn. While I can't possibly share everything, I do want to highlight some of the more memorable lessons I took away from each presentation I attended. Keeping it Fresh: Survival Tactics… Continue reading My highlights from the Saskatchewan Writer’s Guild Annual Conference

My Thoughts on Writing

My first drafts vs my later drafts

I'm sure this isn't something I need to tell you, but I'm going to go ahead and say it anyway: Every writer does things differently. Not just in regards to style or ideas, either. The actual act of writing a story is different for each of us. We focus on different aspects of the story… Continue reading My first drafts vs my later drafts