Moonwriting A writer all-nighter Open to 10 female-identified creative writers whose days have been too jam-packed with other responsibilities to focus on their craft. A chance to flip that nonsense on its head! Come pull an all-nighter with other writers and participate in a full moon of prompts, tea, chats, candlelight, music, comfy chairs, pillows […]

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Ok so I promised you all an extra-special, worked-extra -long on it, mega-blog last week, buuuut you aren’t getting it yet because I’m a big lying liar. Actually, no, I just am legit trying to do a thorough job (there’s multi-media involved people, I ain’t foolin’ around) and I sometimes lack focus. Soooooo all that […]

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It’s Thursday! Today you get a poetic throwback, because my heart is feeling full and all I want to do these days is sit outside with the moon in the warm summer breeze and forget my to-do list. But these words bring the moon a little closer and make me forget that I live in […]

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I’m not sure if you’ve picked up on this yet, but I really love to read. I read pretty much a bit of everything, and any time someone asks me to pick a favourite book, I need them to specify according to genre because otherwise we’d be there all year. But my gateway drug to […]

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You might have heard of a little novel called “Gone Girl” in the last couple of years. On the surface it’s a straight up mystery with a side of domestic drama, but the thing that got it so much attention was its pair of spectacularly unreliable narrators and its dark take of spousal relationships and […]

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In honour of the fact that Canada finally decided to give us some proper summer weather (as of this writing at least. Now that I’ve said that, it’ll probably snow tomorrow), I’m changing gear entirely from last week and recommending a fluffy, fun, summer read. Now one thing to understand about me is that when […]

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Hello Sonderlusters! Welcome to entry The First in our #FridayReads column. First – a confession; the hardest part of writing this, for me, is going to be settling on which book to recommend to all of you lovely people. I have indecisiveness down to an art. Also, I really like books. I especially like books […]

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Well, it’s Monday. The most dreaded day of the week (we’ll touch more on that subject in another post)… but don’t fear, Internet, because I am here to motivate you! Yep! If you logged onto your computer this morning thinking, “gee, I really need something to get me going today,” you have come to the […]

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Sometimes it seems as though I can feel EVERYTHING, like I can feel everything that each individual person in the world is feeling in that moment. This wave comes over me, and all of a sudden I am hit with incomprehensible joy and overwhelming sadness at the exact same time, because I can sense that […]

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If you’ve ever borrowed a book from my library, you know that I am very serious about documenting my favourite parts of a novel. 50% of the time, I underline something that made me laugh. The other 50% of the time it is something that struck me as (what Oprah would call) an “aha moment”. […]

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