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A brief guide to inclusive writing resources

Posted on January 23, 2023

Gender-inclusive writing is an issue that’s generating a lot of interest these days. But the related terminology is in constant evolution! Barbara McClintock shares some resources to help you stay up to date on the latest in gender-inclusive writing.

Add a little poetry to your life

Posted on January 9, 2023

Have you ever wondered what inspires someone to write poetry? In this post, Nathalie Rondeau explains what poetry means to her and eloquently describes her creative process.

Passing on a love for words

Posted on December 12, 2022

It’s good to love reading, but it’s even better to love words and pass that love on to our children! In this post, Monya Doryani explains how she’s instilling a love for words in her children. May her ideas inspire you!

Cométique: Beyond the cosmetics of a street

Posted on November 28, 2022

Ever heard the French word cométique (“komatik” in English)? Our blogger Josée Marie-Lise Robillard found out about it while exploring the streets of her new hometown. Read on to find out more about this little-known word!

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