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Setting My Foot On The Path

Setting My Foot On The Path

Guest Blog By Alison Clarke Setting my foot on the Path, as a poet and fantasy author, it’s a freeing and magical thing. Like writing, walking is creative and enjoyable, and has helped me to write Phillis: A Poetry Collection coming out on October 15, 2020, by the...

Finding Inspiration in a Pandemic

Finding Inspiration in a Pandemic

Guest Blog By Wendy McGrath I just finished teaching EKPHRASIS: WRITING ABOUT ART--an online course through the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Extension. When I agreed to teach the course, I had no reason to imagine I would  deliver it in any other way than a...

The Artistic Practice of Adaptation

The Artistic Practice of Adaptation

Photo and Performer: Kaylee Borgstrom When I applied to have my piece Beautiful Soul considered to be a part of Nextfest 2020, I had no idea that we would be in a pandemic and under social distancing guidelines during rehearsals and the performance dates. Beautiful...

Guest Blog: Reader Demands by Mandy Eve-Barnett

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 many similar messages were received from readers that they...

Guest Blog: Stress by Leslie Hodgins

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 get away from it. It just becomes a part of our life. In a study done in...

Edmonton Hunt for Gold and Treasure

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 of Oak Island, where Marty and...

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