Is blogging still a thing? I’ve fallen off of regular postings. My partner reassures me that I’m micro-blogging on Twitter and I suppose it’s true. A dear writer friend of mine, who is very savvy, has pointed out writing a lot on a blog is basically writing for free, when it’s important that we try…

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Had a great experience with Canadian Women in the Literary Arts– Tina Northrup asked interesting questions and these are the best kinds of interviews– when the interviewer has us thinking longer and more deeply. It’s also freaking great to be interviewed in a feminist venue. Please go take a look!  

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It’s always an honour and pleasure to be interviewed by the The Bulletin; a journal of Japanese Canadian community, history and culture. John Endo Greenaway asks some very specific questions about Darkest Light ranging from process to content and it was interesting to respond to them. We also talked about my moving to Toronto. Alas!…

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It’s all rather a little excruciating– most people don’t like to hear recordings of their voices (It’s because how our voices sound to ourselves is different from what our voices actually sound like– we hear our own voices through the filter of our head via flesh, nasal cavity, pockets of air, etc. When we actually…

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I was so pleased to be covered by the newspaper from my old home town. ~__~ My mum said in the print version (She very conveniently has a newspaper box just across the street tho she needs to beat the other morning paper buyers in the neighbourhood. Apparently it can be very competitive!) the interview…

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On the one hand I figure once you’re dead it doesn’t really matter, on an ego-level, does it? There’re only ego concerns if you’re alive enough to appreciate it and care (I’m working on the premise that there’s no after life, no self-conscious ghosties, no burdens of regret to pass onto the next generation, etc.).…

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