October 31, 2019

Happy November, everyone! For our first Around the Web post of the month, I have two articles about writing the other, a look at Elton John’s reading habits, and a list of words that have been borrowed between languages. Hope you enjoy!

October 18, 2019

This week, I’ve got some news about Stephen King, thoughts on the Emerging Writers Intensive in Banff, a look at the recent Book Award backlash, and a fun post on Vikings.

October 11, 2019

Happy Friday, readers! This weekend is Thanksgiving here in Canada and I am very thankful for books, authors, and all the people who write and share bookish content around the web.

October 4, 2019

This week, I’ve got a quiz, a collection of illustrations, a few Grammar lessons from TikTok, and some writing quotations.

September 26, 2019

Happy Friday, everyone! This week, I’ve got some literary and language innovations to share, and a quiz to celebrate Banned Books Week.

Check it out and let us know what fun stuff you’ve read from around the web lately!

The Most Dangerous Writing App

If you’re easily dist...

September 20, 2019

Happy Friday again, dear readers! September is absolutely flying by, so I hope you’re all getting a chance to relax (and read) amidst the chaos of the month’s many new beginnings.

If you’re looking for some non-fiction reading, I’ve got posts on writing, editing, and au...

September 16, 2019

Welcome back, dear readers! This week I’m sharing a take on quoting authors, a reminder of the importance of reading, a writing course, and a bit of publishing history.

Hope you enjoy!

Author Quotations

Quoting authors is something we’ve all done, or at least seen, on soc...

September 6, 2019

Canadian English is already a delightful (or messy, depending on who you talk to) combination of terms and spellings, but Linguist Sali Tagliamonte is looking to document even more Canadianisms. According to CBC, she wants to add Ontario slang to the dictionary, which...

August 30, 2019

Book Curation: I don’t know that I’ve ever needed help filling my bookshelves, but apparently it’s a thing. Or at least for those who can afford a book curator.

August 27, 2019

This week, I’m sharing a twist on traditional book clubs, an author’s experience with finances, an addition to the discourse on writing and trauma, and a podcast in which the hosts take reading recommendations based on their age.

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