Barbori Participated in the Miss Calgary 2017 Pageant on May 14!

Barbori was happy to be a contestant in the Miss Calgary 2017 pageant on Sunday, May 14! She had fun meeting and getting to know the other contestants and participating in the pageant. Thank you to Patti Falconer of Patti Falconer Agencies and Connie Harvey for hosting the pageant and thank you to all of the judges for their time as well as to Delmar […]

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Q & A with Author Lisa Young!

Today’s fantastic Author Q & A is with Lisa Young! BG Mountain Studio was thrilled to connect with Lisa on this Q & A and we are so excited for Lisa to share with us what challenges she has overcome along the path of being an author and her encouragement for current authors and authors-to-be! BG Mountain Studio (BGMS): What was your biggest challenge during […]

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Author Audrey Gene – Today’s Q & A!

BG Mountain Studio’s second Q & A with an Alberta author is here! Today, we feature Audrey Gene, author of Of The Dragonfly. To find out more about Audrey Gene’s books, please visit www.audreygene.com. 1. How was the idea for ‘Of the Dragonfly’ begun? When I sat down to write Of the Dragonfly, I didn’t actually have a story in mind. I gave myself a […]

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First Online Course Now Available!

The first online course, 50 Secrets to Staying Young, is now available for purchase at Courses Offered! The Secrets presented in this course include secrets for keeping your mind, body, and soul young. With online courses, you have the flexibility to read and learn the information at your own pace. So what are you waiting for? Buy the 50 Secrets to Staying Young course today!

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Take Care of Yourself!

It can be easy to be on the go all the time but it is important to remember to take care of yourself. Eating lots of fresh and organic fruits and veggies; getting in exercise such as going for a run, playing a vigorous tennis game, or going to a hot yoga class; and letting stress go by reading, taking a bath, or watching a […]

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‘Words and Pictures’ Movie Synopsis

This is the first movie synopsis that I have posted on my blog! I am excited to choose a movie that includes writing and art which is what BG Mountain Studio is all about: writing and music (which is art!). If you would like to recommend a movie that I should review or post a synopsis of, please let me know. ‘Words and Pictures’ is […]

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Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s (WGA) Upcoming Conference!

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s (WGA) Annual Conference is coming to Calgary this weekend! Taking place at the Palliser Hotel, the conference schedule is lined up with sessions that will be both informative and fun! A highlight of the weekend is the Alberta Literary Awards Gala! Visit www.writersguild.ab.ca for more information.

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Practice, Practice, Practice Makes Progress and Perfection!

If you want to excel at a new skill, whether it be writing, playing a musical instrument, or anything else, you have to put in the time to practice that skill. Without practice, you will not achieve proficiency, much less perfection. How should you go about making the time to practice even if you have a busy schedule? Start Small. Begin with ten minutes of […]

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It’s True: Networking Works!

You have most likely read that networking is good for your career and business. Well, it’s true – networking does help in meeting new contacts and advancing your career. There are many networking groups out there that you can join. Simply search for one that is related to your career or to the career that you would like to work in. If the type of […]

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Don’t Be Discouraged When The Going Gets Tough. Instead, Keep On Going.

Business opportunities are like buses, there‚Äôs always another one coming. ~ Richard Branson Every business, every writer, every musician – in short, everyone – has good days and bad days. Remember that when you feel at the bottom and like nothing could get worse, just hang on for another day or two and things will look up and pick. Do not be discouraged when the […]

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