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Success @ Surrey Writers’ Conference?

Posted on October 30, 2016 at 5/5/5 Oddly enough, I am more comfortable talking about my failures. I mean, hey, failures make for better stories, while successes, well, who wants to read about a hero who just succeeds? But sometimes we … Continue reading

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First Story Part 2 – How To Write It

So how do you get a 9-year-old to write a story? Sure, it’s hard to get his butt in the chair and actually write, but once there, what does he do? What have they taught him in grade 4? Much … Continue reading

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His First Story

I’ve missed a lot of kid ‘firsts’. First steps. First tooth. First use of the f-bomb. But this one I’ve managed to see. Last week, The-Youngest wrote his first story. He didn’t do it by choice, however. He didn’t sit … Continue reading

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Stepdad Game Night

Clueless In 2014, we weren’t always successful with Sunday Games Night. Sometimes we succumbed to the lure of shiny video games. Sometimes we were off traveling or didn’t have the boys until late that night. Sometimes, hey, you know, we … Continue reading

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Born to Be

Born to Be Sometimes I wonder, are we born to be something? To do something? Was Einstein born to be a scientist? Was Gretzky born to be a hockey player? Was Carrot Top born to be an idiot? What got … Continue reading

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