Golden Ears Writers – Maple Ridge, B.C.

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For several years, I had to travel outside of my home city to find a writing community. The situation prompted me to explore ways to connect with and bring together local writers. For my first effort, I advertised through the local library for fellow writers interested in forming a critique group, and Maple Ridge Writers […]

Persuasive Writing Workshop: References and Links

Last night, I taught a persuasive writing workshop for Golden Ears Writers, as part of their Lobby Night series at The ACT. Thanks to everyone who came out. As promised, here is the reference list.   Books: The Trivium: The Liberal Arts of Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric Sister Miriam Joseph, Paul Dry Books (in particular, […]

Question: Do you, and should you, critique the work of other writers for “free”?

Welcome. The topic for today’s rolling blog tour: Do you critique for free? It’s a thought provoking question and I thought about it all day while tackling the carpet of weeds passing for my back garden these days. First, I believe critique from another writer (or six) is an essential part of the creative process. […]