Category Archives: Self-Reflection

Researching my novel

So I haven’t been posting a lot recently because, as usual, I’ve been insanely busy. Also, I’ve been switching gears in what I’ve been doing, trying to focus on finishing my novel, Guardian of the Garden City, instead of letting myself … Continue reading

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Teaching at Langara

Tomorrow I teach the third installment in my “Writing for Graphic Novels & Comix” class as part of Langara College’s “Graphic Novel & Comix” program. It’s an honour to be one of the program instructors, and a really exciting experience … Continue reading

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My favourites

If you’re curious about me: 1. Favourite novels: Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco, The Great Divorce by C. S. Lewis, and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. 2. Favourite children’s novel: Peter & Wendy … Continue reading

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Need to work on my novel

Okay, so I promised myself I wouldn’t answer call for submissions so that I would have time to finally finish writing my occult novel Guardian of the Garden City. As a result, I’ve only been submitted stuff for four calls for submissions. Oy. … Continue reading

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Why I do what I do

I attended an interesting business seminar that spent a lot of time investigating each participant’s psychology, who they were, what they were doing, how that connected to their business. One of the most interesting elements was when the person running … Continue reading

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Comics for Clients

So I like helping companies and professionals tell their story and I like comics, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that I like using comics to help companies and professionals tell their stories. Comics are a very versatile medium: their … Continue reading

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Finding Time To Write

“The cobbler’s children go without shoes.” This is a saying whose truth I’ve been painfully aware of over the last year. While I’ve been busy building my marketing business, working with numerous clients to develop their websites and ads, write … Continue reading

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Reflections from the Land of the Midnight Sun

So here I am in Europe for the third time (after the trips to Britain and France that I did many years ago with my family). I grew-up on Norse mythology, so always wanted to visit Scandinavia, though the part … Continue reading

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A Long Overdue Update

Hi, everyone: Yes, it has indeed been almost a year since my last post. In that time, I’ve greatly expanded my career as a freelance copywriter and editor, taken on a wide variety of new projects (which can be seen … Continue reading

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Hanging-Out with Artists

Every Wednesday, I hang-out at the local coffee shop with the rest of Cloudscape, a collective of BC comic book creators. These regular meetings are to announce particular Cloudscape events, as well as to work on artwork and chat with … Continue reading

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