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  • A Writer's Moment in Sintra, guest post by Sandy Kenyon

        I stand and watch as people wander to and fro through the Praça da República, the square in old-town Sintra, Portugal. Everyone’s looking around, but not always looking in front of them. I step aside quickly as a German couple in heated debate barrel towards me. Spying the Café Paris, I make a […]

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  • The Lives of Fallen Soldiers: Writing the Biographies for Going Down of the Sun

    by Philip G. Winkelaar     “I made an appointment with the niece I’d been told about, and was rewarded with tea and some family stories. It turned out that she had documentary evidence in the form of letters — from the deceased and his brothers, who had also served. In that moment I realized […]

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  • She Writes, Indeed, an essay by Suzanne Adam

        Suzanne Adam and I met in 2010, while I was leading writing workshops at Los Parronales Writers’ Retreat in Santiago, Chile. I was a structural editor for her first memoir, Marrying Santiago, which was later awarded the 2016 Moritz Thomsen Peace Corps Experience Award. Suzanne, a member of the long-running Santiago Writers, is about to […]

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  • The Soap Box, a Toronto-Based Small Press, Co-Hosts Publishing Fair, November 17, 2018

    Guest post by Tali Voron     Every step of The Soap Box journey has been exciting, but so far 2018 has been a whirlwind. And best of all, it will culminate in a special event, From Pen to Published, taking place in downtown Toronto on November 17, from 12 to 7 p.m. This publishing […]

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  • Wordless Wednesday: May 30, 2018

        Scroll through more of my photos here. And drop by to see this week’s contributions from my writer-photographer friends across Canada: Allison Howard (PhotoAlly) Barbara Lambert Carin Makuz (Matilda Magtree) Cheryl Andrews Elizabeth Yeoman (Wunderkamera)   To subscribe to my blog and receive occasional posts, click HERE.   Recent posts on writing NEW: The Things We Keep […]

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  • Wordless Wednesday: May 24, 2018

        Scroll through more of my photos here. And drop by to see this week’s contributions from my writer-photographer friends across Canada: Allison Howard (PhotoAlly) Barbara Lambert Carin Makuz (Matilda Magtree) Cheryl Andrews Elizabeth Yeoman (Wunderkamera)   To subscribe to my blog and receive occasional posts, click HERE.   Recent posts on writing NEW: The Things We […]

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  • Wordless Wednesday: March 28, 2018

        Scroll through more of my photos here. And drop by to see this week’s contributions from my writer-photographer friends across Canada: Allison Howard (PhotoAlly) Barbara Lambert Carin Makuz (Matilda Magtree) Cheryl Andrews Elizabeth Yeoman (Wunderkamera)   To subscribe to my blog and receive occasional posts, click HERE.   Recent posts on writing NEW: The Things We […]

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Allyson