Hi book friends! I'm thrilled to have my friend, talented writer, and amazing human, Lisa Wilkes, on the blog today to talk about her latest novel and marrying her passions for books and animal rescue. I hope you have a wonderful time getting to Lisa and her work! Hi, Anita! Thanks for hosting me. Way... Continue Reading →
IWD 2023 – I Read Women
Sending love and gratitude to my wonderful publisher Inanna Publications (https://www.inanna.ca/) for championing women's voices and stories for over four decades. 🎉♀️👏I fondly remember working with former Editor-in-Chief, Luciana Ricciutelli, who sadly passed away in 2020. Her approach was collaborative, respectful, insightful, and remains my best editorial experience to date.I hope you'll support this tireless... 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 →
Writer Unboxed Feature!
Hi book friends!How are you managing through all the craziness of our current world? I have to admit, it's taken me a minute to adjust, both personally and professionally. As you can imagine, it's a difficult time to be launching and promoting a new book. I was disheartened to see my author events disappear, one... Continue Reading →
WOTS Author Chat Reminder!
Yay, my one author event that hasn't been cancelled! 😂😂😂 Hope you can join us on Twitter tomorrow at 1 pm. Follow #WOTSAuthorChat for all things Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters! 💕
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 →
“Women Write the Novella” Event Recap
Hi Everyone, Well, after driving for ten hours in two days, I'm finally back at home and eager to tell you all about the "Women Write the Novella" event that took place on Wednesday night at Another Story Bookshop in Toronto. First of all, what a lovely independent bookstore! If you live in the area,... Continue Reading →
Hi Everyone, I hope November is going well for you so far. I just wanted to let you know about a panel discussion/reading that's taking place in Toronto at the end of the month. I was honoured to be invited and look forward to taking a little road trip to TO in a couple of... Continue Reading →