Tag Archives: tone; writing; historian’s craft; Great Depression; Saskatchewan

Tone Up, Tone Out, Tone Deaf: Author attitude and writing history

By Merle Massie I’m working on a new manuscript set during the Great Depression in Canada. The exploratory process of writing (for me, the weft) is threaded through the warp of reading – be that primary documents, oral history, my family history, or secondary sources. Sometimes I’ll catch myself. My writing style can change in response to whatever I’m reading…. Read more »