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February 2002 Index~ Volume 19 No.1

CWJ -2002 February cover

Regular Features:

3 From the Editor by Deborah Ranchuk Still Here After All These Years

4 Letters to the Editor

Spotlighting the Links by Karin Brideau T.Paul on Thundering Word Heard's First Anniversary

56 Market Notes Canadian and other Markets, Contests, Notices, Awards and Writer's Guidelines.

61-64 Advertisements - A Word from our Supporters. Tell them you saw them here!

SIDEBARS on page 33.

Quotes for Thought on pages 23, 24, 38.

Short Fiction Winners

Second Prize Winner

5 I Loved Ronda Once by Jerry Jordison, New Liskeard, ON

Honourable Mention Winner

8 Delft Blue by Gary Brannon, Kitchener, ON


10 On Location by Joyce-Anne Locking

15 Building A Poem: Excerpt from a letter to a contributing writer by Steven Laird, Editor lichen magazine How form should serve poetry.

17 No Adverbs, Please by Marg Nelson We suddenly understand when the rule should not apply.

19 How Are Your Reading Comprehension Skills? by Dena Thompson The benefits of having clear statements that can not be misunderstood.

21 Getting Published is a Business by Joan Hinz Taking the mystery out of acceptances.

24 Creative Life by Joyce-Anne Locking

25 Thesaurus Be with You by David Bowring A parody of the writer's craft.

26 Getting A Real Job by Dena Thompson

27 The Importance Of Correct Punctuation submitted by Verna Bryan Same words, very different meanings.

28 Treat Yourself To A Writer's Weekend by Heidi Hoff Planning for your writer's retreat.

30 Seductive SASE's by Marilyn Iva Thomas Humorous look at an essential tool.

32 Saving Grace by Ruth Latta One writer's experience in publishing her non-fiction book.

36 Tying Shoes by Teryl Faulkner Addresses the writer's risk of slipping too far into chaos.

39 Getting Through The Storms by L. Jans Advice to keep your marketing and writing going through the slow times.

41 Upon Taking Good Advice by Lee Hargus Hunter The effects of adjusting to the politically correct.

43 Brave Enough to Create and Give Away by Monica Di Santi The parallels between two kinds of creation.

45 Ten Simple Steps To A Rave Review by Joyce-Anne Locking Making book reviews easier.

45 Pair A Poem With Music by Joyce-Anne Locking

47 Mail the Darn Thing by Micki Harper Writers and procrastination.

49 Punctuation Makes A Difference! submitted by Verna Bryan


18 blink out by Bonita Rinehart

20 Avoiding Ex-lovers by Barry Butson

24 Ribbons by Barry Butson

38 101 Ways by Margaret Ogmundson

42 Three Anagrammatic Haiku by Elizabeth Symons

44 Velvet Box by Barbara Phillips

44 Signs Of Human Presence by Roger E. Nickerson

46 One Line by Karen P. Ouellette

50 Poet's Biographies


51 scissor, paper, woman by Marianne Bluger

Reviewed by Ian Kluge

54 Critical Injuries by Joan Barfoot

Reviewed by Stephanie Dickison