James Ryan
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Not to become the spoiler alert for another artist’s work, but I am currently proof-reading a graphic novel by a Toronto artist, which is completely based on a true story revolving around the prohibition. We’ve had many discussions on the subject, and interestingly enough, we’ve both found many similarities between the old alcohol prohibition...
James Ryan
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Okay everyone, here’s your chance. Tell me and everyone else on here how difficult your life is. How unhappy you are in your current relationship. How much your job sucks. How your dreams aren’t coming true because you’re being discriminated against. How no one is giving you that big break because they’re jealous of...
James Ryan
Model: Denae Albertyn Hair and Make Up: Neeshea Ellis Photo: Relz Life Photography “I found this awesome abandoned motel and gas station by accident. Once I saw it, I had this shot already planned out in my head. It reminded me of something you’d see in the deserts of Nevada or Arizona. So I...

“It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with, we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it.” – Anais Nin

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After work today, I hung out for a bit at the Prince of Wales Hotel in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake (Ontario, Canada), where I happened upon an old acquaintance of mine – Peter Crabtree of Crabtree Publishing. Peter was one of the many consultants who I chose to add as a dedication in my book Desolate...
James Ryan
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“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn For the past twelve months, my life as a writer has looked as follows: I spent nine months literally rewriting and formatting every single word...
James Ryan
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Scott Young is an accomplished professional bartender out of Vancouver, B.C. and is the founder of Extremebartending.com, TheBartendingMasters.com and MixedDrinkRecipes.net, as well as the author of 199 Ways to Increase Your Tips. In this interview, we discuss his book, what it takes to become an exceptional bartender, why bartending is the best job in...