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Hope in a Writer’s Life

Hope in a Writer’s Life

(Post by LAURA BEST) “A writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, because everything she does is golden. In my view, a writer is a writer because read more

Watching the Leaves Turn

Watching the Leaves Turn

(Post by LAURA BEST) Like most people, I often find myself running out of time. Many things require my attention in the run of a day and some days I am constantly on the go trying read more

Watch Out for that Rough Section Ahead

Watch Out for that Rough Section Ahead

(Post by LAURA BEST) If you have traveled the back roads in Nova Scotia, you’re bound to have seen a few road signs that warn of a rough section ahead unless you’re watching the scenery and read more

Where Inspiration Comes From

Where Inspiration Comes From

(Post by LAURA BEST) This summer I’ve been leaving for work very early in the morning, and because of it I’ve been able to enjoy some incredible sunrises. Rather than complain about the early hours I’m read more

I See the Moon

I See the Moon

(Post by LAURA BEST) My mother used to sing a song about the moon when I was small. “I see the moon; the moon sees me, down through the leaves of the old oak tree. Please read more

Finding the Unexpected

Finding the Unexpected

(Editor’s Note: This post by writer LAURA BEST received the greatest number of reader comments in the month of July, 2011.) I thought I’d take a bit of time away from my revisions today to write read more

That Big Splash

That Big Splash

(Post by LAURA BEST) The water flows fast and furious down over Indian Falls. When I was young, our family used to frequent the falls in the spring when the kiacks were running. For anyone not read more

Those First Spring Buds

Those First Spring Buds

(Post by LAURA BEST) The mayflower is the first wildflower to bloom in Nova Scotia each spring. It just so happens to be our provincial flower as well. This being my first blog post for “Write read more