Category Archives: Me

Edits, Instagram, and Arthur…Catching Up!

It’s been a busy couple of months! With a toddler and a newborn around the house, there’s always something going on =). But I wanted to take a quick moment to catch up with you all. So here’s what I have up to: Editing – I’ve gone through edits, copy edits, and proofreading edits for …

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2016 Reading & Writing Wrap-Up

It’s the end of the year, so I thought I’d do a quick little wrap-up of my reading and writing this year! 2016 Best Reads/Listens**: Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda – Becky Albertalli The Disaster Artist – Greg Sestero & Tom Bissell My Sister Lives on the Mantlepiece – Annabel Pitcher Persuasion – Jane …

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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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Thoughts on Going Back to Work

If you don’t already know, I’ve been off of work for the last year after having my first baby. Today’s the last day of my leave, and tomorrow I return to full-time work at the library. I can’t complain about returning to work. For one thing, I’m incredibly lucky to live in an area where …

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Exciting News!

Yep, the title is correct…I’ve got some exciting news! Remember back in the winter when I was working on an old project of mine? (Okay, I’m always working on a project, or two, or three, but let’s pretend you know exactly which one I’m talking about right now…) Well, today I get to hop up …

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Reading, Revising, and Recharging

Since What’s Up Wednesday is no longer running, I thought I’d do a general update post on what I’ve been up to lately! Reading: I’m currently working my way through Witch Child by Celia Rees. I’m enjoying it, although I haven’t been reading much as of late. I’ve been busy with writing projects, so reading …

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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: Finishing a draft of my current WIP! Seeing my baby smile when he sees me. Because really, is there anything better than that? What are you celebrating this week?

2014 Year End Wrap-Up

 Photo from: holidaywishes.net 2014 is almost over! I always like to do a wrap-up of the year, just to remember and see what my trends were. And 2014 was certainly an important year. In fact, it has been the most significant year of my life, all things told. I… – Found out I was pregnant …

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Celebrate the Small Things

Hosted by Viklit, this is a great weekly chance to talk about the small things worth celebrating in life! This week, I’m celebrating: Finishing a tough round of edits! I mentioned earlier in the week that I am now doing a sort of round 1.5 edit right away on the manuscript for consistency purposes, and …

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Writing with a Baby!

So, my little one is now a month old. Motherhood is wonderful, full of things I expected, and things I did not. I’m loving every day with my son, but I was surprised to find how quickly the urge to get back into the writing community came to me after his birth. I’d expected to …

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