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How to Write: Lesson 3

There is a personal element to writing. No two writers are exactly the same, otherwise we wouldn’t have such variation in our works. Truly, a homogeneous talent pool is the most dystopian ideal to create for creative fields. Sometimes good advice needs to be...

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Happy Turkey Day!

I’ve been a bit quiet of late. Part of that is the national celebration for eating one of the world’s ugliest birds. I’m telling you, PETA, we’re doing our part to make the world a cuter place. The other part was due to me...

Schooled in Magic – Book Review

Good news – I have gained more employment. Bad news – I will have even less time for reading and writing reviews. Thus I anticipate this is going to be my last post for a while. Schooled in Magic is the first in a...

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We Can Stop Digging, Watson

Awhile ago, I reviewed Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective. Well, if you hadn’t enough of my complaining about the original game, my family and I have finally gotten through the expansion Jack the Ripper and West End Adventures. If you want a short, sweet summary...

The Watchmaker’s Daughter – Book Review

I read the Watchmaker’s Daughter last week and have been ruminating on a book review since then. I have been having problems as this was a book I neither loved nor hated. It is not dreadfully written nor brilliantly told. Having not sparked a...

Happy Labour Day Canada!

It is the last long weekend of the Summer. Where summer is defined as the period of time when school is out. With Monday being a Holiday, you can expect a bit of a gap in the posts by our most prolific blogger. Also,...

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How to Write: Lesson 2

Continuing our series on how to be a writer, we’re picking up after the first (and truly most important) lesson: Just write. Today, I’d like to discuss a little more the manner in which we approach this daunting task. There’s really no winning formula...

A Mortal Song – Book Review

My book review of A Mortal Song will contain some spoilers – you have been warned. This young adult fantasy-fairy tale novel by Megan Crewe was, in short, good. I loved the Japanese setting, partly because I had been there. I have seen Mount...

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The International Conclusion

Well, yet another Dota 2 The International tournament comes to an end. It was full of exciting twists and turns. We even had some records set by the winners. I won’t spoil too much, though I can’t imagine anyone interested in the results doesn’t...