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Here comes 2016, there goes 2015.

New Year’s Resolution: write more blog posts. I say that a lot. So, I think it’s reasonable to endeavour to write one per month. That’s what I’m going to shoot for. The whole resolution thing is funny to me, although I do take part in it, so I don’t have enough of an issue with […]

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Finding the Stories in Tales from Big Spirit

At first glance, it might seem easier to write a graphic novel based on something that has happened rather than to create an original story. You don’t have to make up characters or incidents or create worlds. When writing nonfiction, the people and places and events are all laid out like a tantalizing Sunday brunch […]

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End The Violence, Now.

The issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada is important to me, and has become more important over the years as I raise three daughters with my wife, Jill Robertson. From writing The Life of Helen Betty Osborne and having the opportunity to visit classrooms and speak at conferences and festivals across this […]

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