Indie Book Signings Day!

Happy Friday, book peeps! Yesterday was indie book signings day! I had a wonderful time meeting and chatting with the friendliest book folks in and around the Ottawa area. I'm happy to share that signed copies of Secret Lives are now available at the following indies! I also dropped off some lovely bookmarks c/o the... Continue Reading →

Q&A with Author Sonia Saikaley!

Happy Valentine's Day, book peeps! I'm over the moon to have my good friend and book sister, Sonia Saikaley, on the blog today. Sonia is a ridiculously talented author and wonderful person. We've known each other for many years now and I cannot imagine travelling this writing journey without her friendship, wisdom, and support. I'm... Continue Reading →

Meet and Greet with Jen Gilroy

Happy Friday, bookworms!   Today I'm so pleased to share with you a writerly chat I had with my dear friend and author, Jen Gilroy.  We first met through the Women's Fiction Writers Association and have since discovered that we have a great deal in common. I won't give too much away! Hop on over... Continue Reading →

Canadian Pub Day!!

It's finally here, Canadian readers! "Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters" is officially in the wild! I do hope you enjoy it. And if so, perhaps consider taking a moment to write a one or two sentence review on Amazon and/or Goodreads. It helps more than you know! Thanks so much for your support in... Continue Reading →

Books and Cocktails

OK! So, this is brilliant. And I really shouldn't be surprised because the idea comes from the brilliant mind of my friend and debut author Sara Bond. I'm sincerely honoured to be featured on Sara's Pairings Project, where she marries the perfect book with the perfect drink. I told you it was brilliant. Hop on... Continue Reading →

I have some exciting book news to share! Within the past week, "Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters" has popped up on a couple of reading lists - Most Anticipated Spring 2020 Fiction Preview for The 49th Shelf and January Reads for the Rest of Us by iconic feminist publication Ms. Magazine. It was a... Continue Reading →

Author Q&A with Lisa Wilkes

I'm delighted to have Lisa Wilkes, author of Flight Path, on the blog today. Lisa and I met through our writers group (@2020debuts on Twitter and IG) and it's been a real pleasure getting to know her. We have more in common than I could have imagined, from our taste in books to our love... Continue Reading →

Author Q&As!

I hope your 2020 is off to a great start! It's been a little hectic over here in the lead-up to the release of "Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters." Just a few weeks to go, I can't quite believe it! I'm posting today about  a new feature on the blog that I'm really excited... Continue Reading →

When it Hits You…

So, tell me, how were your holidays? Well, you survived them at least, right? Me too, not entirely intact, but nevertheless here we are. ;-) It's been great losing track of the days during this quiet part of the holidays, the week between Christmas and New Year's. But something occurred to me today. I saw... Continue Reading →

Writing as an Act of Place-making

Today #MeetThe2020s asks: How has your background affected your writing? Wow. How hasn't it? In the tweet below you'll find the character-limited short story. Here on the blog I can indulge in the long story. Not too long, I promise. The truth is, I knew I wanted to be a writer since the age of... Continue Reading →

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