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Tanner-on-Tanner on books

Why did you write a book? 

I’ve always wanted to. I’ve always been writing. I’ve been an avid reader and have been writing in almost every capacity. Writing a book always felt like the end goal. It’s a monumental…

Cover Art: I Am The Lizard King

Cover Art: I Am The Lizard King 



I am a podcast enthusiast. Maybe it’s from spending too much time alone in a car and too much time with live music. There’s always been something appealing about the knowledge, entertainment…

I Am The Lizard King

Two and a half years ago I started writing a book. Initially, I just wanted to jot down some stories, collect them in an anthology and sell it as merchandise while touring around and playing folk shows. 

I had…

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Scurvy Dog

Prince Rupert Hospitality 

     I have wanted to go to Haida Gwaii (or the Queen Charlotte Islands) ever since I picked up a hitchhiker about 10 years back on my way to Waterton Lakes for a wedding. I was going…

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Project Wild Application

This is my unedited essay that I used for the Project Wild application. This is a Calgary based radio station and Project Wild is a radio based competition. The essay is meant to be funny and smug. Please don't take
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When spring rolls around...

         After a slow winter it’s always a pleasure to get back on the road again. March was a crazy month to say the least. I wasn’t sure how I was going to fit it all in, but somehow we made…

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Dane and the lightsaber

Every year on Christmas Eve, my extended family on my mother’s side, gets together.  

This year, my little cousin Dane had a toy lightsaber. It was an appropriate toy as the new Star Wars film had just been released…

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Door-To-Door


This is a story that I have been working on to be told on stage. It is a true story about my short lived stint selling security systems door-to-door. It was a strange and adventurous time in my life. The

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The Great North Tour Re-Cap: The Nitty Gritty

Great North Tour Recap:

 

Canada is a nearly impossible country to travel. It is an unconquerable landmass with desolate stretches of beauty and nothingness. 

 

The Great North Tour was a 3-week outing through Alberta and B.C…

The Great North Tour

Hi super-friends,

  I’ll be heading out into some new territory this June. I’ll be joined by pedal steel guitarist, Dylan S Keating, for the voyage. We will be travelling from Calgary to Haida Gwaii, Kelowna to Prince George,…