Sarah Selecky

Recent Posts

Your book is aching to be written.

Part 7 of 7 in my Diary of a Misfit Author series. Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, and Part 6. Close friends of ours celebrated the renewal of their marriage vows at Skybarn last weekend. The tent was set up out in the back, and two white points poked… [Read More]

Eden Robinson is coming to the Intensive this year!

“It’s not a monster. It’s magic.” — Eden Robinson Trickster is a character widely known in Indigenous legends. His character comes in different forms, and in Haisla stories, he’s often in the form of a raven. Trickster is marked by his secret intellect — he knows things — and he uses his knowledge to play… [Read More]

Beyond “good” or “bad,” there lies the truth.

Part 6 of 7 in my Diary of a Misfit Author series. Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5. Are you ready to embark on the journey of embracing the uncertainty of life? Are you ready to fall in love with the ever-shifting, never-certain reality of our situation? — Pema… [Read More]

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— Margaret Atwood

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