Writers are painstakingly careful about so many elements of our craft. So why is the writer’s contract something we are careless about? Lorne Daniel explores how to look at the writer’s contract with fresh eyes.
Writer Lorne Daniel pays tribute to a Martin Oordt, a man who mentored willingly and joyfully, with no expectation of return.
“We have all met the person who loudly proclaims his or her honesty, at the expense of everything and everyone in their path,” writes Lorne Daniel in his exploration of the virtues and abuse of honesty.
“Who among us thinks they have the skills, character, resilience and social aptitude to do a spectacular job of being an elected official?” asks Lorne Daniel in a rare defense of of the world’s most unpopular profession — politician.
Creativity is not the exclusive domain of youth. Despite the media’s focus on young prodigies like the one who recently sang with Lady Gaga, great accomplishments can and do happen after age 40, according to Lorne Daniel.
With 156 million blogs, there are at least that many opinions about whether blogging is good, bad or ugly. Lorne Daniel explores the blog phenomenon, the criticisms, the narcissism and the sexism against mommy bloggers.
A writer explores how words and the act of writing take readers on journeys.
Many elements of our lives are repetitious, including our learning. Lorne Daniel explores why we need to constantly relearn.
In this keyboard-happy world of our, a writer rediscovers the challenges and benefits of handwriting — and the calluses that come with it.
As Lorne Daniel discovers, sometimes we are faced with so much choice it’s almost paralyzing. But, oh, the possibilities…