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Because words are important.

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.
– Mark Twain

I’m a Canadian gold and silver National Magazine Award-winning writer and editor. I am also an instructor at Ryerson University's School of Journalism in Toronto. Right now, I'm on a new adventure as a grad student in York University's History Department. I've just finished my Major Research Paper about Canadian War Correspondents in World War Two: Breaking the News by Following the Rules. To find out more about life at grad school, Check out my blog The Gradual Student.To get a feel for my writing, see my clips at Published, not Perished where you may want to dip into Testing the Waters, my piece about swimming from Alcatraz to San Francisco.

To learn about my credentials, see my resume at Bio Brief.

The Writer’s Block is where I post my published fiction, information about my plays, excerpts from my works in progress, as well as links to fellow scribblers’ sites and bits and pieces of interest to those of a literary bent.

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