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Kill your darlings

Kill your darlings. Throw them in the bin. Writers say that all the time. I’ve heard my author L say it under her breath, referring to portions of the novel she’s writing about me. I’ve seen her do it, and … 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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Truth or dare

My author L has been thinking, and I’m trying to help her out. Look at my photo  — I’ve even tried to strike the right attitude. I found a picture of The Thinker and I’m doing my best, but my … 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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