Category Archives: The writing life

Opportunity for budding crime fiction writers

The Mesdames of Mayhem are planning their third collection of crime fiction stories, which will be released next fall. Titled Thirteen Claws, the anthology will showcase stories by the 15 Mesdames–I’m putting the final touches on mine right now. AND … Continue reading

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Juggling two worlds

When journalist Olivia Glauberzon asked to interview me for a Toronto Star article on people coping with two jobs, I agreed readily. I had plenty to say on the subject. I’ve earned my living as a journalist since I was … Continue reading

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Augtober…means getting back to work

Summer, my favourite season, is drawing to a close. This past weekend was unseasonably cool in my part of the world—Augtober, one pundit called it. But the cooler weather has propelled me into fall mode. Today, I opened my week-long … Continue reading

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Thinking like a triathlete

Yesterday, I put on my journalist’s hat and interviewed Mark Hudon for a newspaper article. Mark is a three-time Ironman triathlete. One of the world’s most difficult one-day races, the Ironman Triathlon consists of a 3.86-km swim, a 180.25-km bike … Continue reading

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