Author Archives: rosemarymccracken

About rosemarymccracken

Rosemary McCracken is a Toronto-based fiction writer.

Food for Thought

Today, I’m delighted to be a guest on Shelley Workinger’s blog, But What Are They Eating? I’ve posted about the role restaurants play in my fiction, especially stories set in Toronto, one of the world’s most multicultural cities. Toronto’s eateries … Continue reading

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A Curiosity of Crime

As far back as she can remember, Kerry Cathers has been fascinated by history and by crime. The Toronto writer and editor turned her passion for history into a doctorate in medieval warfare from the University of Reading (2002). “Warfare,” … Continue reading

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Roman à clef screenwriting: Belfast

IN 1969, long-simmering tensions in Northern Ireland boiled over, beginning the three decades of religious and political conflict known as The Troubles. It took 3,500 lives and prompted thousands to flee their homeland. This is the backdrop of Kenneth Branagh’s … Continue reading

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Getting (too) close to the Queen!

Memorable moments of my career as a journalist? One moment, comical in retrospect, that came to mind in a recent interview with the Mesdames of Mayhem was an encounter with Scotland Yard and the RCMP outside the Montreal hotel room … Continue reading

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