Links for writers
The Sun Magazine Absolutely my favorite literary magazine anywhere.
An encouraging essay about writing by Elizabeth Gilbert Just read it.
Brenee Brown on the power of vulnerability One of my favourite Ted Talks, ever. Essential watching for creative types.
The International 3-day Novel Contest An absurdly beautiful way to spend Labour Day Weekend.
The CBC Literary Awards One of many, many Canadian writing contests.
The Writer’s Almanac Daily poems and writerly facts. I love this site.
Ronna Bloom A Toronto-based writer, therapist and poetry coach.
Lorna Crozier I love this poet. I love her, I love her.
Patchy Squirrel The ultimate listserv of Toronto literary events. Updated weekly.
Sarah MacKinnon Will edit your spelling and grammar like no other. This site might not actually be readable without her amazing help.
Creative outlets in Toronto
Radical Creative Sanctuary Creative life coaching with the fabulous Danette Relic.
Jenn Hicks NIA teacher extrordinaire – she will make you shake your booty and feel ‘da luve.
Jamie Ridler Studios A world of creative support and affirmation.
Heather Douglas My favourite yoga teacher.
Other wonderful things in Toronto
Red Tent Sisters A wellness-based store in Toronto that addresses all a woman’s needs.
Ann MacKinnon Shiatsu Ani is ‘da best in town.
The Soft Mechanic Massage in the east end of Toronto, anyone? Michelle Yee will make you melt.
The Inner Garden A shockingly beautiful space for rent for workshops and events in 401 Richmond.
The amazing photography on this site is thanks to…
… the rest of the pics are by me.
Other things I happen to adore
Sparkes An e-class run by the amazing Jamie Ridler. Daily creative projects that won’t take more than 5 minutes! I’m one of the 31 teachers.
Dara Skolnick The best web-help I know.
52 Projects My sister’s phenomenal DIY blog, where she makes something new from scratch every week for a year!
This American Life My quiet hours have not been be the same since I found this smart, creative, beautiful radio.
Mad Mimi Helps me send relax around sending emails to hundreds of people. I really love this company.
StoryPeople Another quirky card company, with awesome free e-cards.
Alex Hickey My friend Alex writes good songs.
Ecosex Earth-friendly sexy fun from my friends the Red Tent Sisters.
SARK The one and only.
DaFont Free fonts! Nothing will be the same.
Firefly Watch A grassroots effort to gain knowledge on why fireflies are disappearing.