Posts Tagged ‘ Montreal ’

“Social malaise” or “shit happens”? #52essays2017

I used to live in Montreal, so I like to keep tabs on the city's big news. Recently, there was quite a hubbub when 300 cars were stranded overnight on a Quebec highway, due to a snowstorm. People kind of lost their minds over this, and now the inevitable "think piece" from Maclean's has arrived. After reading the article, I can't say I agree with this author's conclusions. Maybe it's because Continue Reading...

Top 10 Writing Retreats

In honor of the very first writing retreat I've attended (and organized – what?!), I've decided to share a list of some of the coolest writing retreats I've ever seen on the internet. These are the retreats I totally wish I were attending, rather than returning to my average, normal working life after a nice long weekend (again, one of the first times I've had a chance to actually relax over a Continue Reading...

Travel Guides

[gallery type="rectangular" size="medium" link="none" ids="8690,12028,16404,14430"] Montreal From A to Z Tired of the same old guidebooks? Learn where to go and what to do from a local! This alphabetical city guide looks at Montreal – and tourism – from a whole new angle, letting readers browse the city at their own pace. Learn about... [author_list style="star"] Local Continue Reading...

Wicked free downloads for Halloween

Wondering what to get your friends and lovers for All Hallows Eve? Never fear: at Buttontapper Press, we've got you covered! Author Laura Roberts is currently holding several pre-Halloween giveaways for your reading pleasure. First, check out her entry in the Wicked After Dark blog hop. She's giving away a wicked gold necklace, as well as a chance to win an ebook of her latest work, The Continue Reading...

Oh, the places I’ve written!

With apologies to Dr. Seuss and inspired by Catherine, Caffeinated's latest post, "Where I Write: A Retrospective," I though I'd share a few of the places I've written in various periods throughout my writing life. At the Café At one point, I was one of those obnoxious writers who would show up early to a local café, commandeer the table right by the window and set up shop with my laptop and Continue Reading...