Cover photo of Journey of a Thousand Steps, by Madona Skaff-Koren.

Why I Should Listen to Madona More Often

No, that's not a typo. I'm speaking about Canadian author Madona Skaff, not the recording artist. This post is way overdue, too. I just have to tell the world how this amazing human has impacted my life since late 2015. She told me to enjoy the journey. When I met Madona, it was at the …

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The Stealth Lovers

How I done gone lost my mind, also known as, I’m trying NaNoWriMo this year!

Welp, that does it. This person who once loathed the concept of writing a novel in a month is going to try . . . writing a novel in a month. Yeah, I'm just as shocked as you are. This has been one of the most difficult years for me, healthwise, and the resulting anxiety …

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ID, book cover: A multi-coloured nebula of purples, blues, and aquas. A ringed planet. A little alien, resembling a fried egg with huge eyes, nonchalantly hurtles through space.

My Top-Ten Favourite Reader Comments on Life in the ´Cosm

I know an author has to maintain some distance from reader reviews. I am also fully aware that not everyone will like Life in the ´Cosm, and people are completely entitled to their opinions. There are books I've not enjoyed either. It happens. But these particular excerpts made me smile. (Btw, if you did like …

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