In this article penned for the Globe & Mail, I discuss the freakish sequence of luck coincidence that precipitated one of the world's most popular authors "endorsing" my debut novel.
Shameless PR Hucksterism is exactly what it says, but with the added awkwardness of me squirming against an ingrained antipathy toward all things self-promotional. Fun! As I close in on several theoretical release dates for Privilege (the publisher lists the date as November 1st, while on-line retailers, both indie and [...]
A social media refusenik, I negotiated my publisher down from Twitter (pure evil) to Instagram (a devil I didn’t much know). As fun as its been to reconnect with old or absent friends, I still find social media a depressing proxy for the type of relationships I truly enjoy (i.e., [...]
This is PART ONE of a series of posts exploring the brokenness of Canada’s grant funding model, with a particular focus on my own municipal organization, the Calgary Arts Development Authority. One of the books I read over the summer (its mid-October and Calgary has already been smacked around by [...]