The smell of ink drifting through the air, the feel of your hand brushing against paper, the joy of discovering a letter in your mailbox (NOT your inbox)… in episode 54 of Write Along Radio we discuss the lost art of letter writing.

In the age of Twitter and Instagram, what can be recovered by revisiting the centuries old tradition of letter writing? Catherine sits down with self-confessed letter junkie, Barb of Rite While You Can, to find out! Listen now:

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Show Notes

Write Along Radio Challenge: Write a letter; try doing it in the persona of one your characters.

Check out Barb’s website: Rite While U Can

Follow Barb on Twitter: @ritewhileucan 

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This episode of Write Along Radio features audio from Scottish crime writer Ian Rankin’s appearance at the 2015 Ottawa International Writers Festival, accompanied by discussion from the Foment literary magazine editorial board.

Ian Rankin is the internationally bestselling author of the Inspector Rebus and Detective Malcolm Fox novels, as well as a string of standalone thrillers. His books have been translated into 36 languages and are bestsellers on several continents.

Plus, Kevin and Catherine talk fireball whiskey and eating pudding in bed.

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Show Notes

Read the latest issue of Foment literary magazine.

Learn more about the Ottawa International Writers Festival.

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Join Catherine and Kevin as they celebrate the 50th episode of Write Along Radio!

As part of this special 50th episode celebration, Write Along Radio partnered with Foment literary magazine to bring listeners discussion about and audio from legendary author Margaret Atwood’s appearance at The Ottawa International Writers Festival.

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Show Notes

Catherine and Margaret at the Ottawa International Writers Festival:

Catherine and Margaret

Catherine’s signed copy of Atwood’s new book, The Heart Goes Last:

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