Category Archives: Personal

Remembrance Day

The poppy is ubiquitous in Canada around 11 November, which is our Remembrance Day, when we are supposed to remember the sacrifices made in wars great and forgotten. The poppy is used based on the poem “In Flanders Fields,” which … Continue reading

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All’s Quiet

My apologies for missing the next episode of the Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt listen through. I started a master’s program and I was late registering. The first week had a ton of work, and I’ve been trying to get ahead … Continue reading

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Happy (Canadian) Thanksgiving

One of the awesome things about being Canadian is that we get Thanksgiving first! That and you get to be Canadian. How awesome is that? Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Labour Day

I hope everyone is enjoying their time off . . . actually, given job requirements these days, I hope everyone has time off this Labour Day. Now, where do I sign the petition to make this Labour Week?

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Booze-Soaked (more or less) Confession

I have a secret for my writing that isn’t something I generally discuss. Alcohol. The drunk writer is as much a stereotype as the starving, bohemian artist. And for me, drunk doesn’t work. When I drink too much, my typing … Continue reading

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On the Con

In case you didn’t know, I’m at Gen Con. You can see my schedule here. As you might have noticed, it’s a very, very busy schedule. If you happen to be in the area, come and see me to say … Continue reading

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Five Canadian Craft Brews

Sunday was barbeque day with our family friends. They have two daughters as well. When the families get together, the girls disappear and the parents enjoy some conversation. It’s become a tradition to bring different beers every time we do … Continue reading

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Gen Con Social

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No-Fiction Friday: But I’m Writing

In getting back in to regular fiction writing, I’ve given myself permission to write to no purpose. This is going to create a lot more starts without finishes, but I’m okay with that. Since my sale to Black Gate back … Continue reading

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Regrets, Do I Have a Few?

This one is going to well and truly be a blog post, where I write about my personal issues and touch not at all on writing or fiction or review anything. A couple of nights back, my wife and got … Continue reading

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