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Movies: It’s All in the Writing

April 29, 2021

Engaging with different artforms is a great way to generate new material. No matter what genre you write in, you can learn so much by sitting down with some snacks and watching movies or binge...

Other Moons

April 29, 2021

Writing is something that happens in phases, but so too is the way we accept it. I’ll explain. When I write I feel all at once captivated and captive, held and hurt, lost and loved. It seems that...

The Missing Cat

April 13, 2021

One of my favourite things about my writing space is that it is as intentionally placed for the act of not-writing as it is for writing. The windows in this picture overlook my landlords’ yard,...

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A group of young writers work with watercolors in a cross-genre studio session at the Juniper Institute for Young Writers.

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"It was incredibly refreshing to meet a whole host of young writers who I immediately clicked with. Juniper offered me with a support system for the future to fall back on whenever I need an extra boost of confidence (whether it be in my personal life or with my writing). All in all, I learned a lot about myself as a writer and even more so about myself as a person." —JIYW Participant

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