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Obsessed

Obsessed

Oh my. I recently completed a photo/essay about my love for canoeing and how/where that originated. As a result, I seem to have become obsessed with taking photos of canoes. So I decided to upload a gallery of canoe shots which I hope to do tonight. Stay tuned! Oh yeah … and the photo/essay will […]

Want to be a travel writer?

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Date: Saturday, April 16 Place: Halifax, WFNS 1114 Marginal Road Time: 9:30-4:30    Fee: $140 (inc. HST) Focus: travel writing for print publications (newspapers and magazines) as well as e-zines and blogs. Participants will explore the opportunities, and learn about different kinds of travel writing (advertorial, service, round ups, essays, feature, etc.) Samples will be […]

News!

News!

Finally. Author! Author! is back on track. It was great to have Laura Best come on board to lead the brigade this spring. See her interview below and be sure to check out her comments for more insights. There’s a great lineup ahead. Aiming to post interviews twice a month.   Also, I’ve started uploading […]

Fall update

Fall update

If you sensed I was embarrassed when I wrote my last post, I am now mortified knowing it’s been so bloody long since I’ve been posting on a regular basis. My excuse? Tracking down stories … two weeks in New Brunswick, three weeks in Labrador and five weeks in Vietnam/Cambodia and Thailand respectively–all since my […]

Wanna be a travel writer?

Wanna be a travel writer?

Woohoo! I’ll  soon be doing one of my favourite things (delivering a travel writing workshop) in one of my favourite places (Fredericton NB). The workshop will be on April 28, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at “The Station” on York Street. Here’s a quick recap of the focus and workshop outline. Pass the word […]

Freelance writing workshops

Freelance writing workshops

Thought I’d post a note here about my next two freelance workshops. Saturday October 1, in Halifax, NS Saturday November 5, in Saint John, NB These are full day workshops. The one in Halifax will focus on freelance opportunities for various venues (corporate world, business writing, writing for magazines and trade journals etc.) The Saint […]

Photo high

Photo high

If you ever hear that photographer Freeman Patterson is giving a talk or seminar, go! If means you have  to pawn your jewelry, re-mortgage your home or raid your piggy bank to attend, do whatever you have to do. A couple of weekends ago I happened to be in Halifax, NS when serendipity stepped in. […]

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