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September Song

In the writing life, Uncategorized by ami

It’s been a lovely summer here in Nova Scotia, filled with blossoms, bees, visits with friends, and the occasional cat nap. It was also a summer of tearing apart a leggy draft of a novel so I can build a better one. Now it’s time to settle in for the hopeful, nose-to-the-grindstone stretch of days required to finish the book. …

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creation

In creativity, The Birth House, the writing life by ami1 Comment

This past summer, amid literary events and kitchen renos, I had a visit from two talented musicians, SarahRose Black and Andrew Ascenzo. Together they make up the wonderful duo, Arosa Star. I’d met them last fall while I was on tour in Ontario with the publication of The Virgin Cure. They’d introduced themselves to me after a reading, and said …