Tag: Banff Centre

Saturday Special from the Vaults: Sins of the Father

OK, this is an interesting one. As I have often recounted, Marseguro, which won the 2009 Aurora Award for best Canadian science fiction novel in English, began with a single opening line penned as a morning exercise in the Writing With Style program at the Banff Centre, in a science fiction-writing class taught by Robert …

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My blogger went to Banff, and I all I got was this lousy post

Yes, I’m in Banff, enjoying a Self-Directed Writing Residency at the Banff Centre. And, no, I haven’t posted anything about it because…well, mainly because I kind of got out of the posting habit while on a long vacation in August and then I promptly became very very busy getting through my editing tasks for Fine …

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Alberta bound

Well, got a couple of nice bits of news this week. First, I’ve been asked by Pure Speculation, a science fiction convention in Edmonton, to be their Author Guest of Honour, filling in for Spider Robinson, who has had to bow out because of the need to concentrate on helping his wife, Jeanne, as she …

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