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Birds of a feather….

….fly together. It’s time to let your writing spirit take flight and spend time appreciating our great outdoors with other like-minded birds. Sussex Celebrates Nature event organizers have advised me that they are able to offer my June 2nd Write in Nature workshop free of charge. Yay! They have planned an entire day packed with &hellip Continue reading »

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Off to a good start…

Our first writing workshop took place in Cap Haitien on the breezy veranda  of Brise de Mer, overlooking the bay beside the Medical Ambassadours of Haiti (AMDH) headquarters.  How would it be received? It’s one thing to deliver writing workshops in my own language and in my own country, but to come to an unfamiliar &hellip Continue reading »

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On being a writer

“Get to work. Your work is to keep cranking the flywheel that turns the gears that spin the belt in the engine of belief that keeps you and your desk in midair.” ~Annie Dillard, The Writing Life Once winter hits and the cold wind blows, if you are anything like me, all you want to &hellip Continue reading »

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Harvesting Words

I just put my grandson on an airplane this morning; sending him and his mom back to Manitoba after a three week visit. I used to watch families in the airports saying their tearful goodbyes to children and grandchildren, fighting that telltale tingle behind my eyes, then shaking my head because I didn’t even know these people. But &hellip Continue reading »

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Write in Nature & Write Green, Make Green Workshops

I’m collaborating with local authors Trudy Kelly Forsythe and Carmel Vivier to deliver two fabulous nature writing workshops at the lovely Bamara Inn in Hampton, NB on September 24th. Take your pick! My workshop (Write in Nature) is for those who want to learn more about how to write about nature, how to incorporate nature &hellip Continue reading »

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Nature Writing Workshop

I’m downright tickled to be taking part in the annual Maritime Writers’ Workshop series taking place from July 4-8 in Fredericton, NB!  It’s your opportunity to work with myself, Sheree Fitch, Linda Hay, Jo-Anne Elder, Mark Jarman, Bob Mersereau, Biff Mitchell, Sue Fisher, Kathie Goggin, Andrew Titus, publisher Susanne Alexander and others! I’ll be leading &hellip Continue reading »

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Write from the Soul Creative Writing Workshop

If you feel the need for inspiration and regeneration, Write from the Soul, a full day workshop held along the Bay of Fundy coast, is designed to give you a spa day for your creative soul. In the relaxing tranquility of An Artist’s Garden, you will learn about breaking free of structure and rules to &hellip Continue reading »

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Upcoming Creative Writing Workshop

Creative Wordplay: A play date for writers will be held  April 7, 2011 at the Moncton Press Club. During this six-hour workshop, writers will learn fun ways to generate high-spirited creative flow. It’s no fun to play alone…come join in!  More info…

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