Category Archives: Inspiration

Dystopian Fiction: A View On This Popular Genre

It is written that utopia is boring to readers, that we are not wired to read about no conflict (how about goals?), and that a perfect world is so unachievable there is no point in writing about it. True, but … Continue reading

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Devolution

Sell to the young, Or there’s no money in it; Fun things like video games, Consoles, movies. Sell to the young The things they enjoy, Not the things they may need; Easy things, entertainment, Special effects. Sell to the young, … Continue reading

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Paula’s Victory

To be a college Valedictorian is an honour and great accomplishment for anyone, but for Paula, it is a fairy-tale ending to a difficult school-age life. Paula has found her niche. Her professionalism has impressed people up to the Canadian … Continue reading

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Inspired By Disney

My oldest daughter first showed me that dreams come true. At age six, she wanted to go to Disney World. I told her the only way that would happen is if she went on her own when she got older—but … Continue reading

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Evaluation: In the Eye of the Beholder

I grew up believing, as did so many in our generation, that you present your attributes to the world, get evaluated objectively, and based on that evaluation, get assigned the lifestyle that you have “earned.” Instead, it is this wisdom … Continue reading

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Investment: It Applies to People

When one hears the word investment, perhaps visions of money come to mind. However, in the greater scope of the word, to invest in something means to put something forth in the hope that it will return more value than … Continue reading

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What is Plagiarism Really?

What is plagiarism? It is more than copying someone’s written work directly. It is using their ideas without a proper reference. Liz Broomfield explains this beautifully in her article “On plagiarism,” where she states that plagiarism is really “passing other … Continue reading

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Featured Excerpt in Angie’s DIARY – Beyond the Precipice Chapter 1

An excerpt from BEYOND THE PRECIPICE, Chapter 1: The ‘Cello Girl is now featured in Angie’s DIARY Online Writing Magazine. Read the rest of the chapter and experience how Bret Killeen, gifted musician, writes music (Chapter 21 – short excerpt, … Continue reading

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Interview With Eva Blaskovic!

“Interview With Eva Blaskovic!” with Patty Wiseman, author of An Unlikely Arrangement and An Unlikely Beginning, was published on February 16, 2012 and is posted in Patty’s Inspirations blog.   “The story draws attention to the complex world of family … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Journey

Guest post in The Proofreader’s Parlour (UK). Read it here: “Spotlight: A Writer’s Journey (by Eva Blaskovic).” “In the martial art of Taekwondo, one of the life skills taught is perseverance. Thirty-seven years out of 48 amounts to roughly three-quarters … Continue reading

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