April 2008

Character Pours Out His Soul

April 15, 2008

I’ve been working on a novel now for about three months. I got a fair amount of writing done this weekend. I wrote this scene in which Michael, the main character, poured out his soul and wrote a poem to a girl that he is in love with. This is [Keep Reading]

The Season Begins

April 14, 2008

Yesterday was a beautiful day. It felt like the perfect day to go for a run. So I laced up my new shoes, the ones I bought on sale weeks and weeks ago. The same shoes that have been sitting patiently in the front closet, waiting for this day – [Keep Reading]

Excuse to Change?

April 11, 2008

I just finished reading forget about it, by Caprice Crane. It is an amazing novel. I had a hard time putting it down. It is about a twenty-five year old that doesn’t really like how her life has turned out so far. She starts thinking about a [Keep Reading]

The Mystery of the Internal Clock

April 10, 2008

I haven’t needed an alarm clock for the past two years. I used to need one. I used to set the loud buzzer on my clock radio. It would go off, I’d press snooze twice and then my watch would go off. I knew that once my watch went off I would have [Keep Reading]

Changing Face of Marriage

April 9, 2008

One of my friends said I should write a blog entry about the changing face of marriage these days. He thought it would be interesting to discuss how some woman are choosing not to take their husband’s name anymore. This sounds like a hot-button [Keep Reading]

Sport and Tradition – Leave the Politics Out

April 8, 2008

The images I have been seeing on the news lately have been enraging me. There is just no excuse to protest the Olympic Torch run. It is an honoured tradition. The Olympics are supposed to be about the sport. Do the people protesting realize the [Keep Reading]

Juno Canadians

April 7, 2008

The Juno Awards were on last night to celebrate great Canadian music. It was a pretty good show. The talent that we have in this country is amazing. I enjoyed all of the live performances. Russell Peters did a pretty good job as host. He admitted to [Keep Reading]

My Writing Process

April 4, 2008

There are so many different ways to write. I remember in school we were told that we needed to plan our writing. We always used to do pre-writing activities. Sometimes we would need to fill in a story planner, a chart, or draw a concept map before [Keep Reading]

superGARAGE in Trees

April 3, 2008

I was watching Men in Trees last night. It’s a quirky little show about an author who goes to Alaska for a speaking engagement and ends up moving there. The show is called Men in Trees because there are very few women who live in the small town. [Keep Reading]
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