Writing Wednesday

Welcome back to Writing Wednesday, a kind of regular post about what I’m up to writing-wise! ~ What I’m Writing ~ I just finished a major round of edits on a project, so while I’m waiting for the next step to begin (see below), I’m working on the synopsis and query. The query is in …

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April Reads & Listens

April was a light month for reading. After my first physical read of the month, I struggled with what to read next, starting multiple books before finally settling on George R. R. Martin’s A Clash of Kings (which will probably take me a few months to get through…so my reads are going to be light …

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March Reads & Listens

At one time, I used to keep track of everything I read or listened to. It was fun to compare months and years, to see what my reading trends were, and see how many reads I averaged. It was also a great way to remind myself of authors I’d enjoyed or series I’d started. However, …

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Short Story News!

Hey everyone! Today, I’m excited to share with you the news of an upcoming anthology featuring a story of mine! The anthology, Tales from the Lake, Vol. 3 is being published by Crystal Lake Publishing on September 30, and my story “Maybelle” will be included within its awesome pages. This, like my other short stories, …

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Writing Wednesday

Welcome to Writing Wednesday, a kind of regular post about what I’m up to writing-wise! ~ What I’m Writing ~ I just finished the first draft of a rewrite for a story I started back before my toddler was born! I wrote the original story in the month before I had my baby, and then …

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Freedom to Read

It’s that time of year again! Freedom to Read Week is February 21-27, 2016. If you’re unfamiliar with FRW, it’s Canada’s week to celebrate and bring awareness to banned and challenged books, and to discuss the dangers of censorship (pretty much the same as the American Banned Books Week that takes place in the fall). …

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Evernight Teen’s 3rd Birthday Blog Hop!

EVERNIGHT TEEN is celebrating their anniversary this month with a 3rd Birthday Blog Hop! ~*~*~*~ It’s EVERNIGHT TEEN’s birthday but we’re giving out the presents with a Grand Prize of a $100 Amazon gift certificate! EVERNIGHT TEEN books feature fresh teen fiction that is raw, gritty and real. Whether paranormal, contemporary, sci-fi or suspense, our …

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Celebrate the Small Things

Hosted by Lexa Cain, this is a great weekly chance to talk about the small things worth celebrating in life! This week, I’m celebrating: Yesterday I was lucky enough to attend the Ontario Library Association Super Conference in Toronto with a couple of my colleagues. The Super Conference is a massive library conference held yearly …

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Celebrate the Small Things

Hosted by Lexa Cain, this is a great weekly chance to talk about the small things worth celebrating in life! This week, I’m celebrating: Well, many of you have probably already heard the terribly sad news about the death of Alan Rickman. If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you also probably know that …

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Bookulotions!

Happy 2016, everyone! I first saw this posted on Christina Reads YA, and have since seen it around a few other blogs. I thought it was a neat way to start the blogging year (even if I am a little late!) So I decided to do this for myself! Here are my 2016 Bookolutions. A …

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