Tag Archives: Writing

The Imaginarium of Doctor Weston

This spring (2012), I’ll be leading a series of youth writing workshops at the Toronto Public Library, part of the Sophie’s Studio program. The program is name after Sophia Lucyk, a library-lover who endowed the TPL with money to support … More

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Silence is a Virtue, says Ben Franklin

Remember when you were a kid (or, if you are a kid, cast your mind back to maybe last week), when your mom told you “silence is a virtue”? Yeah, I remember that, too. I heard it a lot. I was … More

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Intro to Children’s Writing Course at U of T

Here’s a little nudge for anyone interested in writing for children. My course in the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies starts next Tuesday (Jan 24, 2012), and there’s still time to enroll. We’ll cover everything from picture books … More

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All Writers Are Mystery Writers

On July 10, 2011, the New York Times Book Review printed a great little essay by Roger Rosenblatt, called “The Writer as Detective.” I liked it so much it’s pinned up beside me at the writing desk. Here’s an abridgement … More

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Book Signing (and panels) at Fan Expo

August 28, 2011 2:00pm. Been very busy lately, but here’s the latest. I’ll be signing books at Toronto’s Fan Expo at the end of the month. At 2pm on Sunday, Aug 28, I’ll be signing at the Penguin Booth (#319). … More

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