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Writers as rock stars

On Saturday May 3, hundreds of young residents of Nanaimo, British Columbia will gather at Malaspina University-College to hear 10… Read More »

November 5, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

The allure of print

Writers know better than anyone how difficult it is to write. You toil for hours over a single scene. You… Read More »

November 5, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Letters

A writer’s cri de coeurTo the editor:Once again Quill & Quire has managed to depress me. I am an unpublished… Read More »

November 5, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Busking for Dummies

“Who’s got the way to boost your computer? Whose operating system is king? Who’s got the strength of Microsoft know-how?… Read More »

November 5, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Angst wins the prize

Imagine approaching a publisher and saying you’d like to do a 240-page black-and-white children’s book based on existential questions. The… Read More »

November 5, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Fax

BACK TO THE FUTURE • A Vancouver painter and printmaker has become the first artist to contribute to The Fund… Read More »

November 3, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Tie-ins

• While in pursuit of a ruthless terrorist a CIA agent chances upon his quarry’s mirror image. The Assignment, based… Read More »

November 3, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

In the Works

CANADA’S MOST WANTED: True-crime stories don’t get much better than this: Albert Walker, an Ontario financial adviser who dropped out… Read More »

November 3, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Deals

Letters

Unhealthy relationsTo the editor:As one of the HarperHundred victims, I was choked up by Ed Carson’s flatulent and sweaty-palmed statement… Read More »

November 3, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Irish charm

Frank McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes first appeared on Q&Q’s Bestseller Survey in April, nailing down a number-two spot that month. In… Read More »

November 3, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News