The Rough Draft

If you can't go through it. Go around it.

My son Colin has been bugging me to take him to the Toronto autoshow since last October. Never mind there’s a big bike show in January. Even though he’s autistic, he definitely has his likes and dislikes. He likes NASCAR, where he gets that from I have no idea because it is not a style …

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Some weeks with my son are easier than other weeks. This week was a bit of a rough one and when you add the need to get a new outline figured out for my next book, the stress can get to you a bit. Not that there’s much you can do when Colin’s behaviors are …

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My dirty little secret is that through my entire writing career in film with the exception of a two year stretch, I’ve kept a day job.  Did it make for long days?  Sure but film in Canada isn’t as well establish as film in the US or the UK and when every script you try …

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My new book will be available on the Kindle platform within the next twelve hours.  I’ve decided to share the first chapter here in my blog.  This is a very personal book for me as it covers my travels for the last eight years and why I’m driven to do them but it also shows …

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This weekend I went with Colin’s CERI group to Downey Farm in Caledon (or thereabouts).  Well the group turned out to be myself, Colin, Cassandra the group Supervisor and Daniel, one of the other clients.  It was a chill day.  My car thermometer pegged it at 9 Degrees C and with the wind blowing it …

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Yeah, that didn’t happen— Shocker. At least now I get to see what I got for Christmas. It is funny though as I’d started reading Stephen King’s – The Stand again as I consider it one of the best apocalypse novels ever written.  Of course in his book we’re finished off by a govt. created …

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Finally had a weekend off and while I was sick yesterday, today  I felt well enough to take Colin to the Toronto Zoo.  One of the few benefits of Colin’s Autism is I get in for free and he’s half price, so admission with parking is only $20.  Usually this is no end of amusement …

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