August 2001 Index~Volume 18 No. 4
3 From the Editor by Deborah Ranchuk
11 Spotlighting the Links by L. Jans.
59 NOTES Canadian and other Markets, Contests, Notices, Awards and Writer's Guidelines.
62 Advertisements - A Word from our Supporters.
SIDEBARS on pages 7, 38, 42.
Quotes for Thought on pages 26, 51, 52, 57, 58, 61 and 64.
Short Fiction Contest Winners
4 Second Prize Winner:
Granny Doesn't Want a Cell Phone by Kim Spivak, Thunder Bay, ON
Honourable Mention Winner
Into the Night by Kimberly Peters, Beaverton, ON
12 A Decade's Worth: Top Ten Writing Lessons by Becky Alexander Just what the title promises...
15 On Being a Writer by Al M. Saleh Humorous commentary on useless words.
17 Navigating the 'Net-One Writer's Journey by Shelley Divnich Haggert One writer's journey into the internet as a writing tool.
22 Writing the Heartache by Alice J. Wisler Writing is a two-fold healing process.
26 A $5,000 Letter by Harold Stevens Excellence important in real life correspondence.
28 The Best Way To Make Friends With An Editor by Pattie Johnson Self-explanatory, with a touch of humour.
31 Track Your Submissions by Nick L. Sourisseau Easy way to track your submissions.
33 "APOLOGIA EDITORIALIS" ("in defence of editors") by Christine G. Richardson Capturing the essence of life behind the submissions desk.
36 Night Writers: Increase Your Efficiency by Lisa M. Petsche Night writers need to learn to make efficient use of their time.
39 Drained by Arlene Roti The eloquence quotient of the basic pen.
41 I Fired My Agent by Alvin Abram One writer discusses the value of having an agent.
43 Eight Reasons to Submit Your Work by Ryan G. Van Cleave Why your work will not sell in desk drawer.
46 A Writer's Almanac by Karin Seidemann Some thoughts on cosmic writing cycles.
48 Time Off to (not) Write by Jennifer M. Paquette Validation for time NOT writing.
50 Give up Short Fiction? Never! by Debra Purdy Kong The value of the short story defended.
52 Beware-Writing May be Hazardous to Your Health! by Fran Fernandez New perspective on books vs. electronic searches.
14 The Heat Wave by Mary Ellen Nielsen
14 Caution by Bessie Schenk
16 Writer, No Longer "In Residence" by Ruth Latta
16 You're Never in the Way by Bessie Schenk
21 Dandelions by Ruth Latta
21 Your Tea Bag Floating by Karen P. Ouellette
25 A Summer Day by J.K. Baum
25 Summer Rain by Jill Harrington-Fox
27 Aurora by Beverly Kyle
27 Life's Make-up Case by Monique Nicole Fox
30 Tobacco Barn by Tom Coatsworth Jr.
30 Punctuation Mark by Monique Nicole Fox
35 Fly By Buzz by Barbara Phillips
35 Squandered Plums by A. Mary Murphy
40 Menu by Marg Nelson
40 Monarch Butterflies by Jill Harrington-Fox
45 Prairie Thoughts by D.G. Cottrell
45 Filling the Blanks by Sharon Espeseth
49 The Red-Headed Woodpeckers by Joyce-Anne Locking
49 Summer Haiku by Jill Harrington-Fox
53 Poets' Biographies
Heaven Knows by Catherine MacDonald
Reviewed by Maria Duncalf-Barber
Reading Pictures by Alberto Manguel
Reviewed by Praveen Greedharry
Writing Lines by Ruth Latta
;Reviewed by Cathy Payne
The Dictionary of Clichés by James Rogers
Reviewed by L. Jans
Canadian Internet Directory and Research Guide by Jim Carroll and Rick Broadhead
Reviewed by L. Jans