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Poverty Olympics Torchbearers Wanted

January 31, 2010

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The Poverty Olympics are an annual event in Vancouver that leverages the media and public attention paid to the Olympics to draw attention to the ongoing, systemic problems of the inner city environment of the Downtown Eastside. The picture of Vancouver that outsiders have is often skewed, and the Poverty Olympics organizers seek to generate […]

Blogging for Writers: Surrey Writers’ School

November 9, 2009

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I’ll be teaching this at the brand-spanking new Surrey Writers’ School this coming Spring. I’ve got several versions of this course, including a ten-week online one where we work through the exercises one by one together. This is an abbreviated version, focusing on the most efficient, results-oriented facets of blogging. Here’s the precis: Blogging for […]

Writers’ Express at Newton Library

November 9, 2009

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This is a preview of what the new Surrey Writers’ School has coming up. A great price for a day packed with info for professional writers. (full disclosure: I am teaching at the Surrey Writers’ School in the Spring) (click to enlarge, or just read below) Schedule of Writers’ Express Events * 10 – 10:15 […]

WordCamp Fraser Valley 2009: Creativity and WordPress

September 8, 2009

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As part of the second annual WordCamp Fraser Valley, Gary Jones of Bluefur (Organizer Extraordinaire) asked me to give a presentation on the topic of WordPress and Creativity. I was plenty chuffed, since there’s nothing I love so much as the dynamite combo of the sound of my own voice and a captive audience, and […]