Happy Monday, book folks! I took a little break from the author exchanges to keep up with the frenzy of launch month but we're back! I'm thrilled to have fellow Canadian and 2020debut Kelly Duran on the blog today! I've had the pleasure of getting to know Kelly this year and will never forget the... Continue Reading →
Happy I Read Canadian Day!
It's I Read Canadian Day! A day meant to celebrate and elevate the unique and wondrous world that is CanLit, woot woot! I feel very fortunate to have had mentions in a couple of lists compiled by The 49th Shelf this week. The one that was published today made me smile (not only because it... 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 →
A Pub Week to Remember
Hi book folks! It's been a really fun and at times frantic launch week. The outpouring of support truly meant the world to me and made for a memorable experience. A couple of exciting firsts, too! "Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters" is featured in this month's issue of Canadian Living magazine. A good friend... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →