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Wouldn’t It Be Nice?

On Sunday night, I watched the movie “Limitless” starring Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro,based on the novel The Dark Fields by Alan Glynn.  The film is about a writer, Eddie Morra (played by Bradley Cooper), who is blocked and … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Long Time

It’s a cold wintry morning here in Montreal. The temperatures have dropped to double digits below zero. Most of the time I am okay with it but sometimes it gets to me and I find it hard to continue without … Continue reading

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Someday When I Have The Time

Rereading one of my books on writing and time management the other day, I came across the following checklist: – You never seem to find the time to start writing that project you’ve been dreaming about. – You hear yourself saying, “I … Continue reading

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Literary Prizes!

“I’ve always been a fan of Canadian literature. I think it’s important that we celebrate and highlight the extraordinary achievements of our own cultures. It is a privilege and a pleasure to highlight and bring forth the magnificent achievements of … Continue reading

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Thank You Dear Friend!

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry writes: “And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”  Many are the days when I long … Continue reading

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Need For Speed

When writing a novel, the advice many experienced and professional writers give to beginner writers is to write the first draft as quickly as possible without wasting time on fixing anything. Just get the words out on the page as … Continue reading

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The Crisis Of The Novel!

Going through the books in my library the other day, I came across the classics. As I dusted and rearranged those books I couldn’t help but wonder if any of the new generation has read these books other than those … Continue reading

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