Workshop Widows

I have been S…L..O..W…L…Y…. working on taking pieces off of our (Tina and Neil’s) Best U Can B and ShinDao websites that I think are more appropriate for this site. I stumbled across this gem. This ebook was written in response to my many experiences of Tina coming home after a life-changing / mind-altering workshop. […]

Workshop Widows

I have been S…L..O..W…L…Y…. working on taking pieces off of our (Tina and Neil’s) Best U Can B and ShinDao websites that I think are more appropriate for this site. I stumbled across this gem. This ebook was written in response to my many experiences of Tina coming home after a life-changing / mind-altering workshop. […]

Writing a book!

Just trying out Canva’s create video features/functions! What is Canva? It is the online graphics software package I use to create all my awesome graphical designs on! (https://canva.com) This took me about ten minutes to CREATE. What do you think?

It is Time!

After a very rewarding 41-year career with the Government of Alberta (Alberta Environment) I will be handing in my swipe card and exiting the building for the last time on February 17th, 2023. I am retiring so that I am able to completely focus my attention on coaching / facilitating and writing full time. I […]

What the ?$%^ is a Literary Tropes?

Without looking it up, do you know what a trope is?? I knew as an author I used tropes a lot! But I didn’t know what I was using was called a trope! trope  noun \ ˈtrōp  \ Definition of trope  1: a word or expression used in a figurative sense : FIGURE OF SPEECH 2: a common or overused theme or […]

Hola’

I am seriously considering putting together a writers weeklong retreat in Playa de Carmen, Mexico in mid to late February 2023. You fly into Cancun Mexico and our ground transportation will take you to the site! I don’t know a lot of the details. But what I do know is that: Includes 2 chef prepared […]

Homophones and Homonyms

As an author, language is important, but equally as important is grammar. I personally don’t struggle with language when I write as I have a very verbose and well rounded dictionary of words to choose from. But it is that darn ole’ issue of grammar that can trip me up. Which it does regularly. Especially […]

The Writer Inside of You

Even though I have written countless stories, articles, blog posts and have published 3 novels. I still have a hard time saying that I am an author. As at times I get caught up in the old world paradigm, that only real authors have a big name publisher behind them. Like Harpercollins, Random House and […]

Making the Time

It was forecasted to be rainy for most of this past weekend and, in spite of the predicted forecast, Tina and I still decided to go out to our trailer this weekend. The rain could/would be the perfect reason for me to take the time to write. We just wanted to get away and spend […]

Fiction Spiritual Genre

Recently I had this question posed to me, “ What is my definition of the Spiritual Fiction genre?” I had to reflect on that question for a period of time. The best I come up with is that, the spiritual fiction genre is about sharing a belief and processes of personal transformation involved in believing in a […]