Judy McFarlane: a writer’s act of courage

January 29, 2015

Judy McFarlane: a writer’s act of courage

Despite the fact that she’d always wanted to write, Judy McFarlane was so daunted by the prospect as a young Arts undergrad at UBC that she couldn’t even bring herself to enter the Creative Writing department.

“I stood outside of the building, and I just couldn’t make myself open the door,” she says. Instead, Judy went on to become a corporate commercial lawyer and raise three children. Somehow, though, the dream of becoming a writer just never went away. “Basically, I woke up one morning and thought, ‘If you’re lucky, you’ve got 30 years. If you ever want to write, you’d better get going.’” More...

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