Yes, I know, I wander a lot in the world of books, I cannot help it. Today, however, I would like to take you by the hand and walk you through some of the fine minds my country, Canada, has ever produced lyrically. Come.
Gone are the days you needed to forward your manuscript to a traditional publisher through the help of an agent. It was so terrible that some of these publishers would not give any minute to study your work if it does not come through an agent.
True beauty does not lie on well-fashioned faces nor on bodily features. True power is not in well-worked weapons nor on man’s ability to explore worlds beyond this world. True wealth is not tied to gold nor perishable pieces of paper.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1839 coined the phrase; the pen is mightier than the sword and more than a hundred years later, that thought proving little line still hold solidly true today. Without the pen, men’s valor in the battlefield of life is soon forgotten. History as we know it would have been confined to the sands of time, culture banished from our subconscious, God and his ways unknown.
What adjective is there to qualify a woman so blessed with a broad mind who is not afraid to put her thought succinctly into words? One who was let a glance into some of the realities of a world we now live in, decades ago. A woman who finds pleasure in writing about things her mind rather repels.