Contemporary vs. Historical Fiction

Since 2009, I’ve written historical fiction, occasionally bringing a contemporary perspective by constructing a dual timeline narrative. But in 2018, while participating in a writing workshop, I asked my assigned

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My Jewish Friends are not OK

The news and social media are full of stories and images featuring demonstrations against Jews and the state of Israel. Toronto – my home city – is no exception but

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The Haunted Mansion of History

Welcoming Leslie Simmons, author of Red Clay, Running Waters, to the blog today. Her post eloquently reminds us that historical fiction is an important tool to illuminate issues of the

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5 Elements of a Novel

I love diagrams – perhaps this stems from twenty years as a consultant. Or perhaps it’s the pleasing symmetry of creating a picture that encapsulates a concept or idea. Whichever

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