News Print, News Delivery

July 1st. Canada Day. 151st marking of confederation. Historical reflections. July 1st will mark another historical moment of sorts. It might be viewed as significantly small by many. To my hometown of New Glasgow and the surrounding communities it’s six day a week newspaper will print the same as competitor The Pictou Advocate as a […]

Audiobooks

Remember these things? I owned one until recently! Some of my earliest memories as a kid involved reading books. A TON of them. Many of those first books were follow along to records. Great stories. We would play these records on a Mickey Mouse Record player. The records were worn out and the player eventually […]

Green Gables, Cavendish Prince Edward Island

  Contractors and tradespeople are hard at work on another expansion at Green Gables in Cavendish Prince Edward Island. A larger visitor centre, expanded areas for parking, these are just some of the things in the works. I remember visiting this historic property in the 1980’s and 90’s. Tourists attended the place in droves. We learned in […]

Paper Importance

Blank paper is meant to be drawn in. To be written in. To be a vehicle for something artistic. As the digital age continues to evolve, I still see a world of writers keeping paper close by. Paper represents a physical presence of an expression. Even a blank page in front of my desk could […]

Me & Social Media – By Sudesna Ghosh

Folks, I’m happy to introduce you to Sudesna Ghosh. Sue is a great colleague, writer, hard worker and a compassionate animal advocate (among other things). When I approached her recently about writing a guest spot here she enthusiastically agreed. So buy her books, visit her site and read on further for her personal insights on social […]

“Writing With “E’s” Part 3 – Ending.

Deadlines push you towards conclusion.  Concluding will push you towards conclusion. Sounds very philosophical, doesn’t it?  Many of you reading this are probably like me with writing and editing. We want to obsess over everything. There is a maddening drive to perfect it all as best as we can before hitting send. Before walking away. Before calling […]