Wanna Buy a Newspaper? Turn Key Cornwall Regional Eyeballs – CFN FOR SALE

Wanna Buy a Newspaper?  Turn Key Cornwall Regional Eyeballs – CFN FOR SALE

February will be the tenth anniversary of this newspaper.   That’s a long time and a lot of hard work. It’s resulted in over 1 million human pageviews monthly.      LINK Sadly, CFN never became the creative fount of positivity I envisioned when I started this venture in February of 2009.   You can’t do creative marketing […]

Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge (FICTION) Her Name was Digger & You Better Watch Yourself!

Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge (FICTION) Her Name was Digger & You Better Watch Yourself!

It was the police that named her Digger. They said she was instrumental in helping them solve some major crimes. The clinical director of child protection services said that she “saved the lives of many children”, and the community awarded her the Community Service Award. But more importantly is the personal letter she received written […]

Seniors Situation Room – How Trixie Almost Missed Christmas By Dawn Ford 122517

Seniors Situation Room – How Trixie Almost Missed Christmas  By Dawn Ford 122517

  Trixie is a lovely German Shepherd and lives happily with Joan, Ted, their son Allan and Tobey, their cat. She is a good, gentle dog and only chases Tobey to play. Her main problem is that she likes to sneak out and run with her friend, Onka. Onka is a Collie and together they […]

Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge in Book Deal Talks 120717

Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge in Book Deal Talks 120717

Cornwall Ontario – CFN editor Jamie Gilcig is in talks with a Toronto publisher to option Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge. The book, about the experiences of a small town newspaper editor set in Cornwall Ontario who faces corruption, bullying, and racism;  has been a work in progress for several years and already has […]

Sweaty Sweaty Fat Bat PT 1 by Jamie Gilcig FICTION May 31, 2017

Sweaty Sweaty Fat Bat PT 1 by Jamie Gilcig FICTION May 31, 2017

His brow furrowed deeply as he concentrated at the spot on the old stone wall.  One day he’d have bushy brows, but today they were sweaty with concentration.    A feeble beam spiraled from his index fingers and bounced against the wall.   A bit of smoke wafted as his feet pushed into the old […]

Of Yellow & Gray – Short Fiction by Jamie Gilcig JAN 8, 2017

Of Yellow & Gray – Short Fiction by Jamie Gilcig JAN 8, 2017

She had this amazing face; proud, beautifully handsome, with angles that showed shadows of pain and hurts that could never be healed. It stopped him cold, and took his breath away.    It wasn’t just beauty.  It wasn’t about beauty.   It was magnetically magical. He typed the words to her and she typed them […]

FICTION: Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge Excerpt – She Done Him Wrong Wrong Wrong

FICTION:  Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge Excerpt  – She Done Him Wrong Wrong Wrong

CFN – She had a tragic yet beautiful face for someone so young.  She’d been a waitress.  A real waitress, not someone that had simply worked as one to get by.   She had that special quality that born waitresses have, like prostitutes.  She could put someone at ease while being dark,evil and only caring […]

A Day Late. I Make my Announcment to the Public by Jamie Gilcig – Oct 28, 2014

A Day Late.  I Make my Announcment to the Public by Jamie Gilcig – Oct 28, 2014

I was supposed to make an announcement yesterday and delayed.  Frankly I wrestled with whether to go public or not, but after much thought and consideration I have decided to be go through with the announcement. Some may know that my background isn’t journalism, but screen writing. It was my birthday gift to myself when […]

Turning 50 in Cornwall Ontario – Looking Back Being Grateful Making New Goals by Jamie Gilcig

Turning 50 in Cornwall Ontario – Looking Back Being Grateful Making New Goals by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – Didn’t my mom and dad make cute babies? I turned the BIG 5-0 today.   It’s bewildering.  Frankly it kind of freaks me out.   The 31st of July has spawned some odd and strange people.  I share this day with Wesley Snipes and JK Rowlings; Evgeni Malkin and Ted Cassidy (Lurch […]

Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge by Jamie Gilcig – Shocking Allegations Excerpt

Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge by Jamie Gilcig – Shocking Allegations Excerpt

“You have the right to remain silent.”   Those were the words that school teacher Bill Marcie kept hearing again and again. He was in shock.  For over 30 years he had taught music and now here is was locked in a cage; his whole world changed forever. Everything was numb as his fingers felt […]

Fiction by Jamie Gilcig – Cold Hearts & Diet Coke – October 5, 2013 Petitstory

Fiction by Jamie Gilcig – Cold Hearts & Diet Coke – October 5, 2013  Petitstory

“…he said we’re going somewhere special, that he had something to show me.” “No!” “I know.   I can’t talk.  I have to get ready.   I didn’t eat lunch.  I’m just drinking this soda.” “Go, go.   Call me and let me know what happened?” The phones clicked off and Wendy started to sift […]

SD&G County Library Celebrates Children’s Book Week with Storyteller Cassy Welburn Tuesday, May 7, 2013

SD&G County Library Celebrates Children’s Book Week with Storyteller Cassy Welburn Tuesday, May 7, 2013

In celebration of TD Canadian Children’s Book Week, the SD&G County Library will be hosting two public performances by children’s storyteller Cassy Welburn at the Ingleside and Chesterville branches on May 7. . The Library is also partnering with Maxville Public School for a third event on the same day at the school, thanks to […]