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Never Lose Another File

Never Lose Another File

Losing hard work to a technical malfunction is painful. Permanently misplacing the fruits of your labour among years (or decades) of backups is excruciating. The easiest way to ensure that both you and your team can always locate work is a consistent system of...

Free Interdisciplinary Writing Workshop on Fridays

I'm proud to announce the beginning of a new and recurring commitment: a free, interdisciplinary writing workshop for current LAC students on Friday afternoons from 12h30 to 15h at 2040 Mackay (Concordia's RR building). At the Liberal Arts College's 40th...

Review: Life-Changing Money (A Jeff Case Story)

It's always a joyful occasion when a beta-reading client releases their work to the public! Mike Slavin, a regular client and seasoned writer of non-fiction, has finally listed "Life-Changing Money" on Amazon this past week. I first started working with...

Walk More and Write Better

June 21st is Bring Your Dog to Work Day, so it seems an appropriate opportunity to introduce an unpaid yet never under-appreciated member of my team: Mac-A-Roni, creative director. I adopted Mac in 2013 while still completing my doctoral thesis in...

Postcrossing: An International Writing Project

Postcrossing: An International Writing Project

I admit that I am something of a ludite. I refuse to bring a cellphone when walking the dog. I prefer reading a book to an e-reader unless at the beach or lying in bed. I insist on copy-editing long documents on paper with a Sakura micron pen. Obviously, I...