Author Archives: Alison Neuman

Guest Blog: Good Women Dance Convergence 2019 by Alison Kause (Collective Artist)

In 2011 Good Women Dance launched their first self-presentation titled Convergence. Nearly a decade later, the annual presentation is staying true to its intentions of maintaining a platform for dance performance and presentation in Edmonton. This year The Good Women … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Grocery Store Conundrums by Jaclyn Dawn

Ever wonder what the featured celebrities think when they see the tabloids? What about their friends, family, and neighbours? How much truth is in those headlines? These are the things I think about when waiting in line at the grocery … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Reader Demands by Mandy Eve-Barnett

When I launched my fantasy novella into the world in 2012, I did not have any intention of writing a sequel, to my mind it was complete and I went onto the next writing project. However, it became clear as … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Recycling by Brenda Currey Lewis

I’m so happy to have the opportunity to talk about two of my favorite passions. My memoir about my rare disorder and the environment! The brain is a complicated organ. But how aware are we that the slightest little thing … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Stress by Leslie Hodgins

Stress. We hear about and feel stress daily, to the point where we don’t even realize how much it is affecting us. And if we do know how it’s affecting us, we often don’t know how to reduce it or … Continue reading

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Edmonton Hunt for Gold and Treasure

Who hasn’t read books about pirates and treasure chests of gold? In the past few years, there has been a resurgence for television viewers interested in lost treasures and the expeditions to find them. On television, there is The Curse … Continue reading

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#projectwarmth2019

The extreme cold has been causing extreme temperatures here in our city. 2019’s New Work Award winner Alison Neuman and The Print Machine in Edmonton are launching a short campaign to help those in need with a T-shirt Drive. For every long … Continue reading

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Punctuation 101

Guest Post by Jaclyn Dawn As a writer and instructor, I have been asked by Alison to write a few guest blogs on basic grammar. At least with a blog, I couldn’t hear my audience groan. Let’s start with punctuation. … Continue reading

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By a Landslide … Fragments and Run-Ons

Guest Post by Jaclyn Dawn My fellow writer/editor and friend Alison asked, “As an instructor, which grammar errors do you see most often?” The answer came easily: fragments and run-ons. A sentence needs a subject and a predicate, an actor … Continue reading

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The Sunset Syndrome – Guest Post – Catherine Wenschlag

When we finished the Sunset Syndrome in May 2016, I knew I wanted to have even more people see this amazing story. Thankfully, Alison agreed and we’re now busy rehearsing for the Edmonton Fringe! The cast is full of talented, … Continue reading

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