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February 8, 2018 – 3:07 pm | 803 views | Edit Post

Montreal is the laughing stock of North America when it comes to infrastructure management. Specifically, a legacy of corruption, short-sighted planning, and the sheer incompetence of its political leadership have hobbled one of the largest cities on the continent when it comes to managing traffic and attracting international investment. To this we can now add the hubris of newly-elected Montreal mayor Valerie Plante and Plateau-Mont-Royal borough mayor Luc Ferrandez in deciding to close Mount Royal to automobile traffic in the spring of 2018.

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A Freelance Writer Muses On Novel Writing

February 16, 2010 – 11:25 pm | 3,250 views | Edit Post

Something somewhat frightening recently happened in my life: I completed my first novel. In addition to the very satisfying freelance writing career that I have built for myself, I also enjoy creating fiction.

Developing Your Freelance Writing Radar – Potential Problem Projects Part II

August 24, 2009 – 10:08 pm | 17,525 views | Edit Post

In my last post, I talked about a few of the red flags that stand out from freelance writing project descriptions. In my opinion, writers who do their best to vet potential clients even before the negotiation or bidding process can save themselves a lot of hassle later on.

Develop Your Freelance Writing Radar – How To Spot Potential Problem Projects

July 31, 2009 – 8:01 pm | 3,489 views | Edit Post

In the comments section of one of my previous articles, I alluded to the fact that I have developed a sort of filtering process to help me select which projects would be a good match for my skills.