Last Tuesday, I attended a conversational event that featured the award-winning Canadian author, Lawrence Hill. The event was hosted by McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and was moderated by the third-reader of my Master’s Thesis, Dr. Daniel Coleman. This event, “In Conversation with Lawrence Hill,” is not the first time I’ve seen either of these […]

Despite enjoying the introspection that goes into the writing process, there is something special about collaborative writing – the organic exchange of ideas and structures, the thoughtful feedback, the shared sense of accomplishment. There are so many aspects to the collaborative writing process that nourish my creativity. While I’m certainly not the first person to […]

Writing is an introspective process. Even when we write with a specific audience or purpose in mind, it is usually driven by some form of intrinsic motivation. Editing externalizes that process. When we edit, we ask ourselves how others will understand or perceive the words on the page. We revise and rephrase and revise again until […]