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Overheard in cafes

I don’t want you to be unduly nervous if, next time you’re sitting in a café having a nice conversation with friends, you see my author L at a nearby table, working. As I said, I don’t want you to … Continue reading

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A manner of speaking

I once heard my author, L, tell another writer that her troubles with the novel she’s writing—the one where I’m the main character—became more manageable the day my voice finally came chattering up off the stack of manuscript pages on … Continue reading

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The B word

Writer’s block? No, I wouldn’t use that expression to describe what’s happening at this blog. I wouldn’t call it writer’s block, because I have been writing. Over the past few weeks, I’ve started posts on any number of topics: about … Continue reading

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Vancouver then and now

In the novel where I live and breathe and spend my days, I’m on a quest. I undertake this quest in Vancouver in the summer of 1998. There’s a strong resemblance between this quest of mine and a parallel project … Continue reading

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