Category «Edmonton»

Words in 3-Dimensions WGA in Edmonton

Next week, I’ll be at the writer’s conference. It’s my first conference dedicated to such things. I’m actually most excited about the Structural Editing workshop I’m going to on Friday. I’d love to know the secrets of the Great and Terrible Editors (so I can apply them to my own work.) I also have the …

Winterizing

We’re starting to accumulate a tidy pile of cold weather gear. I just tried out slip-on studded tires for my feet, and walking the dogs just became about 75% less scary. Tomorrow, I should have in hand The Parka of Doom, and then it’ll be all “Get thee behind me Winter” or maybe “Winter is …

Look at the teeth, man!

Edmonton is overrun with magpies and rabbits. These are not Mr. McGregor’s bunnies or those tiny, happy birds that steal tinsel. These are the Crips and Bloods of the North. The Jackrabbits that lure innocent dogs into seedy alleys and thumper their heads in with tire iron feet. Magpies that will steal the pennies from …

In accordance with prophesy

The photo session with Francis Zera of Zeraphoto.com went really well.  I was nervous; I don’t like having my photo taken.  The pictures at the start weren’t wonderful, but by the end I relaxed and it showed.  I came away with a bunch I really liked. This weekend writerly husband and I ditched the dogs …

Headshot!

The charming and talented Frances Zera of Zera Photography is going to take some photographs of me for my website and marketing portfolio.  Tomorrow.  I now need to get my hair cut and scurry around in a panic to find just the right outfit.  Operation She-cleans-up-ok-for-a-geek begins now. In moving news, I have now heard …