From the Blog…

Check out Shane’s latest thoughts from his blog.

Whose invasion is just?

There is brouhaha in the media these days about the Russian invasion of the Crimea and the subsequent referendum in that territory. Western governments call

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The Blank Page

All writers face this terror at one time or the other: the blank page. What to write next when all that must be said has

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Crowdfunding for Fiction

A new source of funding, but will it last? I have been following this new phenomenon as it relates to fiction writers, and have often

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The Famine of Time

We live in an abundance of printed matter but we are facing a famine of time. Every time I write an article, a short story,

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The Print Dilemma

I was on a TV interview last week, promoting my recent book, and was asked whether print is dead? How could I answer this but

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Are all stories political?

I recently contributed a story to an anthology titled Everything Is So Political (Roseway Publishing). In keeping with the book’s title, my story was called

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The Immigrant Story – has it peaked?

Immigrant stories, or traveller’s tales, have been told for ages. From Homer’s Odyssey, to Dante’s travels across the various other•worlds, to Pilgrim’s Progress, to Michener’s tales of

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