Let Nothing Go To Waste

Frogsong Productions presents Let Nothing Go To Waste. A colleague asked me last week a basic question last week about the new publication. “What’s it about? I could not provide her with a simple enough answer. Or any sort of answer. It was an odd moment of self-realization. The best I could manage was to […]

A Job Description

What does a writer do? We all could spend hours in “shop talk” describing what we do as word artists. I’ve edited down my possible job and artistic description to the following; Writing is resolution. It is making sense of nonsense. When the nonsense still makes no sense, I work to find a humorous resolution […]

Angry Gratitude

Look silly now, and smile! It’s not our best picture. It’s a good one though. Christmas, sometime in the mid-90’s at the old house. Our best picture together is around somewhere. I was angry that I could not find it. Then I was grateful knowing it exists in one of the digital subfolders I have. […]

Inform, Entertain, Inspire – Chapter 3

Welcome to September. This Labour Day, let me share more info on my favourite kind of labour, the writing craft. Another trick of the trade. Over the course of the summer , I’ve explained a way to approach writing work. Does your finished product inform, entertain/engage and lastly, inspire? Here, I want to address inspire before concluding […]

Interest in Pinterest

Sharing ideas. Inspiring others. If I am ever going to recommend one platform for everyone to use, it would be Pinterest. I’ve had an account for years and left it inactive. This is not a reflection of how I feel about it. Anytime I heard people talk about Pinterest, it is all positive. They found a […]

Writing With “E’s”

Several people have been exceptionally kind and complimentary in many of my “shop-talk” posts. A colleague with several decades of experience as a trial lawyer recently suggested that I could teach a writing class. Incidentally, it was the words of a late Manitoba Judge who explained that in speaking to people you might be able […]