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I rediscovered this article and noticed that I hadn't shared it with you. It's one of my better ones. So please enjoy...
I cared for infants, toddlers and pre-preschoolers in a day care centre for over fourteen years. Before that, I was a Sunday school teacher and a child minder. Happy memories of sharing stories with children skipped through m...
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i did not realize children's picture books had such fierce competition.
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Reviewing Caught by Lisa Moore
After reading and raving about February by Lisa Moore ( here's the link to my review ), I leapt at an opportunity to meet her in person. ( I write about that experience here .) And that's how I got this... Buy this book Book blurb:   It's June 1978, and Dav...
After reading and raving about February by Lisa Moore (here's the link to my review), I leapt at an opportunity to meet her in person. (I write about that experience here.) And that's how I got this... Buy this book ...
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The book that all of Mayne Island is currently reading was just eliminated from Canada Reads
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A writing game: The musicial
I've been playing this game for many years. When did I start, was I a teenager or was it before then? Where did I find it? Was it an idea given to be by an inspired Language Arts teacher or did I find it by myself? I'm not sure. Playing this game will teach...
I've been playing this game for many years. When did I start, was I a teenager or was it before then? Where did I find it? Was it an idea given to be by an inspired Language Arts teacher or did I find it by myself? I'm not su...
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Hoot, hoot. I'm celebrating 2,400 Google Plus followers. You guys rock! Thank you for your support.
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on Writing and illustrating Kids Books
Thanks to my friend and author Pam Withers , I was able to attend the... CWILL (Children's Writers & Illustrators) of British Columbia Society's latest panel discussion. CWILL is an organization for published writers and illustrators. ( CANSCAIP is an organ...
Thanks to my friend and author Pam Withers, I was able to attend the... CWILL (Children's Writers & Illustrators) of British Columbia Society's latest panel discussion. CWILL is an organization for published writers and i...
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Thank you for sharing this link. A troubling situation occurred last evening and it drove all thought of this post out of my head. This organization, these authors, do deserve your support. I learnt a lot from attending this event and I hope sharing what I learnt is of benefit.
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It's 1978 and charmer and Newfoundlander David Slaney is smuggling pot in Lisa Moore's thriller Caught. Please click the link to read my book review 
After reading and raving about February by Lisa Moore (here's the link to my review), I leapt at an opportunity to meet her in person. (I write about that experience here.) And that's how I got this... Buy this book ...
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He sees what some of us miss...
While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely blind, sending him into what he calls "the deepest, darkest hole" of depression. "All of the hopes and dreams that I had for my life; all of the plans for ...
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Did you know that there's a Hall of Fame, in Washington, D.C., for the learning disabled? Billy Bob Thornton is in that and he's in this movie...
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Fine artist Terrill Welch captures California beauty.
Someplace as we left Fremont California for Half Moon Bay driving on one freeway and  merging on the right into another, the GPS said - exit left in 1.5 km. I looked at the eight lanes of traffic t...
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Do you write flash fiction (stories under 1,000 words)? Learn more about the on-line publisher -- 1000 words
We are OPEN to submissions. 1000words is looking for previously unpublished flash-fiction of up to 1000 words in length. The stories may be in any genre, but must have been written in response to one of the images from our Pinterest Boards. We do not accept poetry.
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So how exactly do you build and maintain a social network?
Here's a technique I learnt recently. It's working for me, I hope it works for you.
This post was inspired by Annie Neugebauer's article The Great Twitter Debate:  Should You Follow Back? (rock art by Byron Dyck) In the beginning I followed everyone who followed me. I thought I was obligated to. If T...
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Within the last five years, Leanne Dyck has been published in Island Writer, Kaleidoscope, Canadian Stories, Icelandic Connection and Island Gals magazines.
To follow Leanne's author, please visit her blog (http://authorleannedyck.blogspot.ca/
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Leanne Dyck has a growing social network of over 4,000 followers. Her blog (http://authorleannedyck.blogspot.ca) has receiver over 237,000 page views (since it was created on 10/10/10)
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Mayne Island, BC, Canada - Eriksdale, Manitoba, Canada - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - Coquitlam, BC, Canada
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Writing Picture Books
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I cared for infants, toddlers and pre-preschoolers in a day care centre for over fourteen years. Before that, I was a Sunday school teacher

CWILL panel at the VPL last night
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I had a great time meeting with some of my fellow CWILL authors at the VPL's panel discussion on Writing and Illustrating Children's Books.

Seven ways to help turn your son around
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Yes, today’s kids are heavily influenced by school, peers, and the media, but parents can and should reassert control to ensure they prosper

5 Writing Lessons from Tim Ferriss - eBooks India
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He's an author, entrepreneur, and investor whose work has made an impact on masses of people across the world. Here are 5 writing lessons fr

Fiction University: Finding the Right Critique Partners
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By S. Jae-Jones, @sjaejones. Part of the How They Do It Series The right critique partners can be worth their weight in gold, but the wrong

Why You Don't Need a Literary Agent (but You Might Want One)
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by Agent Laurie McLean, Fuse Literary Although Laurie McLean is not open to general queries, she will be accepting queries from readers who

MayneNews: Mayne Island Reading Challenge: Jan 1 to Jun 21
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As part of the Truth and Healing/Reconciliation process, the Mayne Island Library and the bookstore are challenging the community to read Th

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The book club at the big house: How reading makes a difference in prison
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Volunteers at federal prisons across the country are helping inmates foster a love of reading and the art of respectful conversation

How to Write a Blog: The 12 Dos and Don'ts of Writing a Blog | WritersDi...
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Writing a blog can be fun, but if you don't know the dos and don't of how to write a blog, you'll never attract a bigger audience. Here are

Is It Love Or Insanity - Why Writers Write! ~ Vex Vaudlain
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Earlier today I experienced something of a philosophical moment. Or, as one of my friends called it, a "brief writer's existential crisis" -

5 Free Online Learning Sites Every Writer Should Visit - eBooks India
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Looking for ways to improve your writing skills? If so, check out these 5 free online learning sites every writer should visit.

How to Become a Published Author - eBooks India
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Want to write a book? If so, this article will provide you with some tips on how to become a published author.

Letting the Small Magnify the Big: Symbols in Flash - Fiction Southeast
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How to Write a Book - eBooks India
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If you're considering writing your first book and are looking for some tips to help you kick-start your journey, then this article is especi

Book to Screen: Seeing Your Book as a Visual Story
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Do you know what two important verbs typically go into the making of a screenplay? Doing and Saying. Characters do things, and characters sa

The 3 Essentials That Determine Your Writing Success | Positive Writer
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You might just be using only 1/3 of your body to write and it could be killing your craft.

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1. Try and write a consistent word count every day, even if it’s just 1000 words, you’ll be surprised how...

3 Steps Before Starting the Novel
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Before you begin writing your book, take some time to answer these questions.