Welcome to the blog page of my website. This is where I tell you about the latest happenings in my writing life and express my opinions on things going on in the world of Canadian writing, arts and politics. I’ve been blogging since 2004 and have created an index to the posts that have stood the test of time, which you can access by clicking HERE.

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Don’t let your books go out of print!

Posted by on Sep 23, 2017 in Books, Brian's Blog | 0 comments

My advice for any author whose book has been delisted from a trade publisher’s catalogue.

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Farewell to my beloved sister

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Brian's Blog | 0 comments

My only sister Mary dealt with many health issues during her 67 years, but was always upbeat, always smiling, always ready with a quip.

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The colourful sex life of Con Boland

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Books, Brian's Blog, Celebrities, Justice | 0 comments

Edmonton photographer Con Boland died this week of cardiac arrest at age sixty-nine. Here’s some of what I wrote about him in 2003, eight years after his former sex partner, Marilyn Tan, went to court to face an assault charge for injecting him with HIV-positive blood:

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Two more of my titles back in print

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Books, Brian's Blog | 0 comments

Alberta Originals and Boondoggles, Bonanzas and Other Alberta Stories are now available both as paperbacks and as ebooks.

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Remembering Jay Scott

Posted by on Aug 4, 2017 in Brian's Blog, Journalism, Movies | 0 comments

Film critic Jay Scott had a talent that wouldn’t quit.

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