Let’s be frank. Canadians have a reputation for being nice. We say sorry a lot. This is a great country to live in but we don’t like to rub it in people’s faces. We certainly don’t need to wear hats reminding each of it either. Want to how nice Canadians are? On Easter, some … Continue reading Canadians Rule When It Comes To Social Distancing
Quarantine Day #1: I was told that as a high risk person, I would have to remain in quarantine until the end of the pandemic. I head to the supermarket to buy several months of toilet paper and other essential goods. I buy a two-year supply of m&m's to be sure I don't run out. … Continue reading My Quarantine Diary
The coronavirus pandemic has hit North America. Everything is shutting down. No one is getting bumped off flights anymore because planes are flying half filled. Sports arenas and stadiums, public schools and universities, concerts halls and venues, the Canadian Parliament, even Toronto's CN Tower! But you know what's not empty? Costco, Walmart, supermarkets and pharmacies. … Continue reading Toilet Paper Madness
My interview on the Writers for Readers show on 102.7 CHOP FM radio. I discuss my latest novel, my writing process, inspirations and how I started writing satire. Thanks to Gary Johnson for a great interview. My interview begins at the 35 minute point.
I find it difficult to put into words my recent voyage to Antarctica, which literally is the "End of the World." It was the last continent to be explored and still holds great interest to the scientific community. James Cook is credited with discovering the existence of Antarctica although the first landing was a century … Continue reading My Trip To The End Of The World
Guest post by Willie Handler, author of two satirical novels, The Road Ahead and Loved Mars Hated The Food. Editor's Note: There's a thriving writer community on Twitter. If you plan to promote yourself as an author, mastering this platform is a must. This post assumes you're starting from zero, but feel free to skip ahead if you already grasp … Continue reading Twitter for Writers 101