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My 4 Favourite Science Fiction Books About Life on Mars

Today’s post was inspired by yesterday’s breaking news about a lake of salty, liquid water being found on Mars. This is exciting news for the scientific community and humanity in general. We may now be a little closer to discovering life on another planet. As a sci-fi writer, I can only hope this leads to… Read More

Why HALT Is One of My Favourite Mindfulness Exercises

This past weekend I (silently) had the following conversation with myself at a busy, public place when I suddenly realized that I was in a terrible mood and wanted to find out why I felt that way.  The sections in blue are my emotions. My responses to them are written in black. Everything in the… Read More

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Suggestion Saturday: July 21, 2018

Here is this week’s list of comic strips and other links from my favourite corners of the web. Bed Bugs. While I did see the clever twist coming ahead of time, it still amused me. The Joys of Repurposing via stuffoholics. While I think of myself as slightly better than average on this part of life, this… Read More

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Avoid These Common Rookie Blogging Mistakes

  Common Mistakes Writers Make While Blogging Companies increasingly realize the value in blogging. It’s a simple way to create engaging content on your website, improve your SEO, and drive more traffic to your digital door. On the other hand, quality blogging is both an art form and a science. Your content must not only… Read More

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What to Read When It’s Hot Outside

Last winter I shared a list of books that I’d recommend checking out when it’s cold outside. All of them were set during the winter because sometimes I like to match the settings in the stories I read to what the weather in Ontario is like at that a particular time of the year. Now… Read More

Suggestion Saturday: July 14, 2018

Here is this week’s list of short stories, articles, and other links from my favourite corners of the web. Dust to Dust. This is one of those short stories that works best if it’s read on a hot, dusty summer day. Enjoy! Walk to Your Health via CorinneBlogs. It’s always nice to find other people who… Read More

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Dangerous Mutations: A Review of Annihilation

This review is spoiler-free. As always, the only time I’d share spoilers in a review would be if I needed to warn my readers about potentially triggering themes or scenes in the source material. This was one of the films I talked about wanting to watch in this post. So far, I’ve also reviewed Into the… Read More