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My Odd Case of Writer’s Block, Or, How I Spent Six Months Writing One Paragraph

Sharing the Past is an unprecedentedly detailed account of the intertwining discourses of Canadian history and creative literature. In this post, author of the book J.A. Weingarten discusses his own personal experience with writer’s block, and why it took him the best part of six months to complete his book.

Becoming a Writer of Jewish Fiction

Can a novel be taught as history? Author Sharon Hart-Green shares her experience as a writer of Jewish fiction, and argues that fiction readers not only acquire factual knowledge, but emotional affinity. Here’s why her poignant new novel belongs in classrooms this fall.

2013 Humanities Poetry and Prose Contest!

Are you in the medical profession and looking for a creative outlet? Are you a med student whose notebooks are filled with thoughtful poetry about your future career endeavours? We have the contest for you! Ars Medica and CMAJ are pleased to co-sponsor “The 2013 Humanities Poetry and Prose Contest” Open to all health profession […]