Giving Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! It’s the Canadian Thanksgiving this weekend, and I’ve definitely got a lot to be thankful for. But today, I wanted to focus on giving thanks as a writer! This weekend, writer me is thankful for: Marketing and cover discussions for my upcoming Orca Publishing book, Getting the Brush Off (working title). Brush …

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Tales of the Lake Vol. 3

It’s launch day! Tales of the Lake Vol. 3 is a non-themed horror anthology published today by Crystal Lake Publishing. This particular anthology includes my story “Maybelle” (which pretty awesomely is mentioned on the book’s back cover!) You can order your copy here, and you can also check out what else Crystal Lake Publishing has …

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June Reads & Listens

June was a better month than May was for reading. It was definitely an unexpected month, though…I didn’t finish the book I thought I’d have done in the first week of June, but I started and finished several reads/listens I wasn’t even planning to begin! What I’ve Read Nine Doors – Vicki Grant I honestly …

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May [Reads] & Listens

Reads I didn’t finish any books in May! =( That doesn’t mean I didn’t read, of course, but I’m still working my way through A Clash of Kings! It’s going to take me ages to finish this one. It’s so good, but quite long, and I’m trying not to rush it (otherwise it will feel …

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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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