Thursday, May 17, 2018

Column the Sixth for Open Book Ontario

Whereby I share my affinity for how-to guides to writing. Here's a handful of my favourites.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Column the Fifth for Open Book Ontario

There have been many times in my life when I felt like I had to start from scratch. But when it comes to writing books, I make sure I feel that way every time.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Column the Fourth for Open Book Ontario

My wife Rebecca Rosenblum has brought countless wonderful things into my life, but probably the best is her insistence that we pause and recognize great things when they happen in our lives. I'm still getting used to doing that.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Column the Third for Open Book Ontario

In which I pontificate about my love of book reviewing, and why I think it's a way of contributing to the broader literary ecosystem.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Column the First for Open Book Ontario

My writer in residency with Open Book kicks off with In Praise of Generosity. My thoughts on giving more than you think you can - in writing, in reading, in life.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Open Book Writer in Residence begins! Up first: Proust Questionnaire

Okay, here we go! I'm the writer in residence for May at Open Book Ontario, and really looking forward to it. I'll be posting eight, count 'em eight, columns over the course of the month, the first tomorrow morning. In the meantime, editor Grace O'Connell posted this lovely intro/Proust Questionnaire interview. Enjoy!