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The Return of Ellis Portal

Ellis Portal is back! Rosemary Aubert’s mysteries, featuring disgraced judge Ellis Portal, blew me away when I first started reading them in the late 1990s. Portal was no ordinary sleuth. In Free Reign, the first book in the series, he … Continue reading

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A writers’ retreat

I’m going on a retreat in two weeks’ time. A writers’ retreat. At least that’s what I’m calling it. I’m enrolled in a five-day creative writing course (titled “50 Ideas To Help You Write Your Novel”) at Loyalist College in … Continue reading

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