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The Weird Writer’s Weekly Weak Witticism #7

Here, first, is the answer to last week’s question: Question: Why did the struggling author cross the road in the middle of traffic? Answer: To put a BOLD FACE on a bad situation. Now this week’s question: Why did the author cross … Continue reading

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The Weird Writer’s Weekly Weak Witticism #6

But first, here is the answer to last week’s question: Question: What voice led the author to cross the road? Answer: The page! Now this week’s question: Why did the struggling author cross the road in the middle of traffic? Please open … Continue reading

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The Weird Writer’s Weekly Weak Witticism #5

But first the answer to last week’s question: Question: Why did the author cross the road to the cemetery? Winning Answer: He was looking for a plot. Book-worthy submissions: He is a member of the Dead Poets Society.         … Continue reading

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Why Do Authors Cross The Road At A Different Location?

First, here’s last week’s question and winning answer: Question: Why did the author cross the road again? Best answer: To start another chapter. So now this week’s question: Why Do Authors Cross the Road At a Different Location? Submit your … Continue reading

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So Why, In Fact, Did the Author Cross the Road?

Answer: To write a book about the experience! Now, it is your turn. Submit your answer to the question below in the comment box at the end of this post. If it is chosen as the best for the week, … Continue reading

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Author Talks and Book Signings

The following are impending talks and book signings by author Terry Keenleyside, accompanied by his wife Dorothy: Authors for Indies, Book City 1430 Yonge St., Toronto (Yonge and St. Clair) Saturday, April 30, 3.30-4.30 p.m. Author signing of the novel, In … Continue reading

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Setting the Table for the Autumn

Turn Off Your Cellphones! It’s Dinnertime! Here are some opportunities this autumn to learn more about the social, psychological and educational importance of dinnertime conversation and to hear some entertaining excerpts from T.A. Keenleyside’s At the Table, Nourishing Conversation and … Continue reading

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Memories of Indonesia

Here’s an excerpt from At the Table, Nourishing Conversation and Food. It’s from a chapter entitled “On the Road to Social Justice,” depicting Indonesia as it was in the 1970s: In Jakarta, we live in an old Dutch colonial home … Continue reading

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Turn Off Your Cell Phones. It’s Dinnertime!

Do we have as many meals around the dining room table as we used to–together as families and friends, enjoying good company and conversation as well as good food? Most observers of contemporary culture tell us “no”, not in today’s … Continue reading

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