6 days later

Last Sunday I was fortunate to attend a poetry master class with Phil Hall called the Poetics of Sequence. Phil Hall was the 2011 winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry and the Trillium Book Award for his collection of essay-poems Killdeer. Killdeer is a book I have not read but will be reading […]

begin again

in the spirit of the solstice I am beginning “again”. I have come to realize that I cannot separate all that I am. To put the writer in one box and the artist in another. In essence I am a maker, one who makes. and sometimes I just write it out: endeavour no bravery here. […]

a throng of poets

I am taking a free online course that currently has over 3000 people from all over the world participating. It’s called How Writers Write Poetry (put on by the University of Iowa) and it has me thinking deeply and putting more practice in my poetry writing practice. Then there is the “throng”. – an energetic, […]

look, see

I accomplished a lot in April – my writer’s group anthology, some poem revisions, jotted down some new ideas to do with publishing, art making and writing. And even some paid work  🙂 There is a lot I didn’t do. I found other lists – full of inspiration and “try this”. Didn’t. But I will. […]

processing & progressing

There’s been a lot happening lately and I haven’t written about it here. There are a lot of things I haven’t written about here. Partly it is because I am a private person and an introvert – but I have realized (more than once) that if I want to share my work, if I want […]

Almost Ready

In my hand – the Sooke  Writers’  Collective Anthology.  I’m holding the proof.  The interior “passed” and we altered the back cover and it is now at the printers. Tentatively it will be ready for the end of next week with plenty of time to plan our launch at the Sooke Rotary Fair on May […]