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‘The Fates’ Book Launch

McNally Robinson Booksellers presents James W. Hoddinott launching his second novel The Fates    Wednesday June 4, 7:00 pm Grant Park in the Atrium This book follows society’s search for immortality. The Fates explores a society made up of those that put … Continue reading

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The Fates: Website Launch

I am excited to announce my new webpage found at http://www.jwhoddinott.com The Fates official book launch is scheduled for June 4th at 7:00 pm at McNally Robinson in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Please join me for a book signing, reading and refreshments. I … Continue reading

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Writing and Photography: Creating the Storyboard

  Every writer creates their novels differently and each of us will go through a slightly different process. I am not sure there is one right way. As I begin work on my third novel, for me it is about an idea … Continue reading

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Hey Mom, Thank-you!!

  Life is filled with so many people who influence us and help to make us who we are. Although many people say it and somehow seem to believe it, there is no such thing as equal opportunity. My brother, … Continue reading

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Protecting our Children – Are We Doing Enough?

There is a common expression ‘We Do Not Inherit the Earth from Our Ancestors; We Borrow It from Our Children’ and as we reflect on how we are doing as a society as citizens we must ask ourselves if we … Continue reading

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Finding Happiness

In life, all actions result in consequences for ourselves and others. When we discover that the smallest action creates this effect, one becomes thoughtful of what we do. (Mitch, When Eagles Dare to Fly, by James W Hoddinott) In order … Continue reading

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The Rose Petal – A Short Story by James W Hoddinott

 The Rose Petal was my first published short story… THE ROSE PETAL By: James W Hoddinott                 I peered out the window as I watched the sun majestically rise its head above the horizon to mark the birth of a … Continue reading

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