Hi book peeps! I have another special treat for you today! I'm thrilled to have Rebecca Taylor on the blog talking about her latest release, as well as her take on traditional and self-publishing. There's so much honesty and invaluable insights here, I really appreciate Rebecca for being so candid. We first met as #2020debuts... Continue Reading →
Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters on Passage to Wonderland Podcast!
What an honour to be featured on the Passage to Wonderland podcast today! It was such a delight to hear Mary Ito's beautiful reading of "Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters." I hope you can drop by and have a listen. Link below. xoxox https://passagetowonderland.buzzsprout.com/1903123/10459777 HarperCollins Canada: http://bit.ly/2rGoHcm Chapters/Indigo: http://bit.ly/34J4gtQ Amazon: https://amzn.to/2OHMx0m
Hear Us Roar Podcast
Hi book peeps! I know it's been a while and I'm sorry about that but all the baby prep has me totally preoccupied in the best way. Baby Bean could arrive any time within the next couple of weeks and I can't believe how quickly it has all flown by. Needless to say, we're excited... Continue Reading →
Writing About Mental Health
Hi book friends! October is Mental Health Awareness Month, an issue close to my heart and writing. I'm honoured that Secret Lives was included in this stunning list of books c/o BookTrib and WFWA, attempting to break the silence around mental health, combat stigma, and foster a more empathetic world. I try to approach mental... Continue Reading →
Anita Kushwaha and Barbara Conrey In Conversation
Happy Canadian Thanksgiving, book peeps! After this trying year, I've been reflecting on the things I'm grateful for in 2020. A few things come to mind. Above all, the continued good health of my family (touch wood). The wonderful gift of our daughter who will make her grand entrance in March. And, while launching a... Continue Reading →
Guest Post w/ The Debutante Ball + GIVEAWAY + IGTV Chat!
Happy Wednesday, book peeps! I'm thrilled to share with you a recent interview I was fortunate to do with The Debutante Ball. I'm really grateful for their support and excited to let you know that I'll be having an IGTV chat next Monday, September 21st at 7 pm EST (IG handle: https://www.instagram.com/thedebball) with one of... Continue Reading →
Women’s Fiction Day Q&A with Debut Author Rebecca Taylor
Happy Women's Fiction Day, book peeps! Women’s Fiction Day was established by WFWA in 2019. It is a day to celebrate the authors, stories, readers, bookstores, and fans of the women’s fiction genre. I hope you discover some great new reads today and take the time to give a shout out to your favourite women's... Continue Reading →
Secret Lives on Crazy For CanLit List!
Hi Book Folks! How are you holding up? What week are we now in self-isolation? A bajillion??? What are your secret weapons for coping? Other than wine and chocolate, ha! A few things have been keeping me healthy, grounded, and sane. Weekly Zoom chats/game time with our family in Canada and the UK. Online workouts... Continue Reading →
Author Q&A with Jen Gilroy
Happy Monday, book friends! How have you been doing in these self-isolation times? Are you leaning on books more than ever for escape, connection, community? I know I am! Today I'm thrilled to have fellow Ottawa valley writer and friend Jen Gilroy on the blog. I'm a big fan of Jen's work, so I'm excited... Continue Reading →
Author Q&A with Frances Boyle
Hi everyone! How are you managing? I hope you're keeping safe and healthy! Today I'm pleased to share with you my Q&A with local Ottawa writer and friend, Frances Boyle. I've had the pleasure of getting to know Frances over the past few years and have found her work truly inspiring and her friendship a... Continue Reading →