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Of writing contests and self-promotion

Generally, I’m not a fan of contests of any sort. Possibly because I have the worst luck when it comes to those types of things, and as someone who’s never been top or best anything there’s likely some internalized, deep-seated … Continue reading

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Year Five

It’s hard to believe that 2017 marks my fifth year as a published author. All my major life events, from house moves to jobs, have been based around 5- and 10-year plans, so this year I have some thinking to … Continue reading

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Copyright primer for indie and self-published authors

As a former librarian, I thought I was well-versed in Canadian copyright law but knowing what you can and can’t reproduce is only half the story. As authors we have to worry about defending ourselves from accusations of plagiarism, or … Continue reading

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