Other Writings

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Greatest Albertan

Posted by on Jun 11, 2008 in Other Writings | 0 comments

Ernest Manning made the cut! He is one of the 125 on the long list. Now it’s time to vote again. Be sure to do the right thing!

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Greatest Albertan

Posted by on Apr 28, 2008 in Other Writings | 0 comments

The Calgary Herald is running a “Greatest Albertan” contest. For obvious reasons — because I have a book about him coming out in the fall — I would want to nominate Ernest C. Manning. But perhaps you might want to nominate him as well! Contest deadline is May 12.

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Next Up: The Manning Biography

Posted by on Apr 18, 2008 in Other Writings | 0 comments

Ernest Manning was Alberta’s longest-serving premier. I have written his biography.

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New edition

Posted by on Feb 9, 2008 in Other Writings | 0 comments

My biography of the 19th century Irish folk poet, Yellow Mary O’Leary, is republished for the North American market.

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Room with no view

Posted by on Jun 23, 2007 in Other Writings | 0 comments

“Appealing workplaces are to be avoided.”

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All blogging all the time

Posted by on Feb 4, 2007 in Other Writings | 0 comments

As you can tell from scrolling through these posts, I use this blog mainly for updates on my recent writing adventures. No confessional stuff here. Strictly shameless self-promotion. However, I do have other things on my mind that I need to blog about from time to time. Like, how I think the media has been doing since I quit the newspaper business in 1999 to concentrate on writing books. For my latest posts on this topic, check out the Media and Arts & Books sections of Frank Moher’s on-line magazine,...

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