Opening night of a new performance at Regina’s Globe Theatre is always time for celebration, but especially so when the lead actor, Sabryn Rock, grew up in the city. The acting and staging, as I’ve come to expect from the Globe, came together perfectly to create a compelling story of a blended family trying to make the best of things. And that isn’t always easy when the husband has had two of his previous wives beheaded! Continue reading Opening Night at the Globe Theatre: The Last Wife, a Story of Katherine Parr
There’s one thing that everyone agrees about, which is that publishing is changing–some say for the better, some say for the worse. Most things we hear are from the perspective of publishers. And lots of the statistics we hear are hotly debated depending on who you hear them from. Continue reading Authors Struggling in a Changing Publishing World
While I’ve been writing for as long as I can remember, I never joined a gym until a year ago. I probably wouldn’t have either except that I have easy access as an Instructional Designer at Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Regina–the first workplace I’ve had with this perk. And this year, I also got a gym membership Power Pump class to add to my weekly routine. Continue reading Why Writing is Like Going to the Gym
Robert Sawyer said, “I care deeply and passionately about this genre [science fiction]” during a presentation I attended at the Ontario Library Association Conference. And it was obvious he does.
I was, however, more than a little surprised by the passion he exhibits to defend his vision for the SciFi genre–although I have to agree my favourite Scifi books reflect his view of science fiction as a social commentary. Continue reading Robert Sawyer Talks About Science Fiction
Conferences are great places to network and pick up tips that can make the difference between being good and great at blogging (or any other kind of content creation), especially when the speaker is someone who has it mastered like Lou Mongello and the conference is with TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange). Continue reading Lessons Learned in Master Writing Session with Lou Mongello at TBEX at Sea