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Apr.27.2012
What is it with me and obsolete art forms? I love westerns enough to actually go out and, y'know, research and write one.  Walked the same paths as my hero, cast my eyes on the same sights he would have seen more than 125 years ago.  The Last Hunt is a deliberate homage, a love letter to...
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Apr.12.2011
Up here in Canada's great Northwest, April brings blessed relief from five months of unremitting cold and also heralds, drumroll please, the arrival of National Poetry Month. Is poetry going the way of the short story, its demise all but assured? Nah!  As long as this world boasts lovers of the...
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Aug.09.2009
Finally, some new work to show to my readers. I've posted the text of my radio play "The First Room" on my blog.  Do pop over for a look--you can download and read it for absolutely nuttin'.  Let me know what you think of this piece--I think it's the best radio drama I've ever created, a...
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Apr.15.2009
It's been awhile since I've had some new work available for folks to read.  Blame it on my meticulous editing and an obsessive compulsive personality that sometimes slows my productivity to a crawl. But today I'm offering a couple of things for you to read (FREE! GRATIS! NO FILTHY LUCRE REQUIRED...
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Mar.19.2009
I've posted on my Beautiful Desolation blog about the grueling process of completing my latest radio play. The Innocent Moon is an homage to the Space Age, red-blooded heroes and ships that would one day take us to the stars.  Begun as a bit of a lark, it morphed into a project that ate up the...
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Mar.12.2009
My radio play "The First Room" will be rebroadcast on CBC Radio here in Saskatchewan this weekend. The program is called SoundXChange and features a selection of music and spoken word material.  For those of you who can tune in, SoundXchange airs Saturday afternoon (March 14th) at 5:05 p....
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Feb.25.2009
For those of you who missed its first airing last year, you'll have a second chance to tune into my short story "Matriarchy".  CBC Radio here in Saskatchewan is re-broadcasting "Matriarchy", along with another tale by Sandra Birdsell.  For more information, go to the posting on...
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Feb.17.2009
After knocking the shit out of myself all day up in my office, there's nothing I love more than kicking back and listening to some old style radio dramas. It is sheer joy to tune in to the exploits of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, as portrayed by the immortal pairing of Basil Rathbone and Nigel...
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Feb.02.2009
CBC Radio has posted my radio play "The First Room" (airing nationally Friday, February 6th; 8:43 p.m.) on the "OutFront" website. If you can't listen to the official broadcast, click on this link and you can play it right now. And please do drop me a line, either here or on my...
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Jan.27.2009
Yep, it's official: CBC Radio's nationally broadcast "OutFront" program will air my adapted radio play "The First Room" on February 6, 2009 at 8:43 p.m. The play will also be on Sirius satellite radio (137), available to listeners throughout North America. I believe there will...