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When Did You Last Hear?

When did you last hear someone say to you, “I believe in you”? It’s a cold morning in Montreal. Sitting at my desk, I look at the snow outside. Soon I should start writing, but I don’t. Instead I keep … Continue reading

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Ten Steps To Becoming A Writer

I’ve noticed lately that most of the articles or blogs being published online or in print are in the form of lists. Like ‘Five Things to Do to Lose Weight’ or ‘Eight Steps to Success’ and so on. I remember … Continue reading

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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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When Was The Last Time?

Kenneth Atchity once wrote: “One of the first questions I ask when a writer needs help to become productive is, “When is the last time you sat and wrote? Not sat down and stared out of the window, but actually … Continue reading

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I Wish For Some Peace

As I sit in my comfortable home in Montreal and watch the news of refugees and their flight from terror, I can’t help but think about when we were forced to leave Beirut in search of a safer and more … Continue reading

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