Glenn Mori has a master’s degree in music composition, works as a CPA, and plays in local jazz groups, but he spends most of his free time editing his own fictions. His writing has been shortlisted for The Federation of BC Writers Short Story Contest, has been published by the CBC, and was included in the 2023 RIZE novella anthology.

Latest blog posts:

  • What is Your Story Really About?
    How do you take a scene or character and turn it into a short story? A dozen years ago I decided to improve my prose. I started writing shorter pieces because that would allow me to stop and edit and polish and then quickly start again on something new. But in the process, I discovered that it’s not easy for me—a novel reader, primarily—to find the meaning or point of a short story. I have pieces that… Read more: What is Your Story Really About?
  • The Long Goodbye: Using ChatGPT to Transition from a Two-Decade-Old Email Address
    I’ve had the same personal email address for twenty years. It’s a great address that I grabbed when our service provider first started its own email service. Last year, we were offered a special rate for home internet with a rival provider. We were in a 2 year contract, though, so we put it off, but come September 2024, we can change. And save money. Problem is, I’d lose my email address. I’ve been worrying about this… Read more: The Long Goodbye: Using ChatGPT to Transition from a Two-Decade-Old Email Address
  • Water for TsaTsa
    My novella, “Water for TsaTsa” is now published and available, in the Rise Novella Anthology! Available from Chapters/Indigo, The Pen Center, Walmart, Amazon. Google preview available here:
  • On: Writing Personal Essays
    I’ve always done some personal writing. Blog entries are one type—early ones that were collecting poker learnings and hand analysis, now fiction writing learnings and analysis—and all the way back to when I kept a personal journal as a college student. Last year the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation published a personal essay I wrote. I’m told it was one of the most viewed articles in that column in a year. In spite of my fiction writing skills, it… Read more: On: Writing Personal Essays

Recent Events:

Are you tired of daydreaming about your stories and characters, wishing you could bring them to life on the page? 📝 Whether you’re an aspiring novelist or simply passionate about storytelling, this beginning Fiction Writing Class is the perfect place to start crafting your own tale.

Introduction to Fiction Writing; Vancouver

Introduction to Fiction Writing; Vancouver

6 week course for beginning writers of fiction, at the Trout Lake Community Centre in Vancouver.

Registration through the City of Vancouver recreation signup: – (or, search for “fiction”)

Update June 2024:  Next session will begin October 2024

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