[...] a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance." - Ecclesiastes 3:4 Disclosure: content and images included in this post depict infant loss and may be triggering for some. Aware of the impending grief, I sought distraction - chores, work, alcohol - anything to avoid… Continue reading A Time to Mourn
Author: Vanessa Marie Caron
Podcast Interviews & More
In November, I had the honour of being interviewed by Erika Oley for the Surthrival Diaries Podcast, a podcast on overcoming loss and grief. Having read my blog post, “Miracles & Trauma,” I was invited to share more of my experience and testimony on Episode 6 of Season 1, “On Child Loss & Keeping Faith.”… Continue reading Podcast Interviews & More
Joy & Pain
Marc-Antoine and I continue to heal and grieve, thankful for all of the love, support and especially the prayers, that we have received. We have been generously covered by graces and continued miracles. This is an update, a Part 2 to my post, “Miracles & Trauma.” Disclosure: there are images in this post that may… Continue reading Joy & Pain
Thank You ❤️
As November comes to a close, snow begins to fall here in the Ottawa region bringing us into a new month and a new season. Advent has begun and our hearts are being prepared for Love Incarnate to enter our homes and our lives. Marc-Antoine and I have received an astonishing amount of love and… Continue reading Thank You ❤️
“Raphaël” A Poem
“Raphaël” A Poem
Raphaël’s Story: Submissions!
In the writing world, November is known as National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). The goal is to write an average of 1667 words per day with the goal of 50,000 words written towards a novel. This year I’d decided to participate for the first time. My current project is a Contemporary Adult Novel called, “Straddling… Continue reading Raphaël’s Story: Submissions!
Miracles & Trauma
Marc-Antoine and I would like to take a moment to thank EVERYONE from the bottom of our hearts for the incredible amount of support and prayers we have received through this very difficult time. I am presently on the mend but remain in critical condition with a long road of recovery ahead. If I haven't… Continue reading Miracles & Trauma
Novel Idea Generation—Tips & Tricks
Where do writers get their ideas? That’s a good question, one that varies from writer to writer. I’ve had ideas spring up from dreams, conversations, from reading novels, and all manner of sources. But how can you generate ideas when the well is dry? I was asking myself this today and decided to research the… Continue reading Novel Idea Generation—Tips & Tricks
Coming SUMMER 2022!
After a two year hiatus from my novel writing (thanks to the interruption of a global pandemic), I’ve been easing my way back into my writing profession with HUGE projects, including the publication of my debut novel, ”FANTACY: Daughter of Fate.” This is the first instalment in my Young Adult/Teenager Fantasy Trilogy and is expected… Continue reading Coming SUMMER 2022!
“Weapons of War” A Short Story
Unsheathing my weapon, I sharpen it to a lethal point. Concealed beneath the squalor of an apocalyptic sky, I charge the front lines with calculated strokes, stripping my adversary of integrity. Years of practice have shaped my craft and refined my skill so that I hit my mark but draw no blood. “Hide that before… Continue reading “Weapons of War” A Short Story