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  • Marketing Your New Book–14 Suggestions

    You’re writing away furiously on your new book. The important thing is to get it finished before you start marketing, right? WRONG The most important job you have is to […]

  • The Thrill of the Writing Game

    We’ve set the date for my first in-person book launch since Covid started about two years ago! That’s a huge thrill, obviously, but there are many rewarding and exciting times […]

  • Cover Reveal! What’s in a Cover?

    My New Book–Coming Soon! For a writer there are many exciting days but none is quite so appealing as the day she gets to see her final cover. Late yesterday, […]

  • Strip Away the Ice and Find the Tree Beneath     On a wintry night a year ago I took this unique photo and it’s one of my favourites. The […]

  • Life Lesson #1 for a Writer

    Writing has been part of my life for almost as long as I can remember. Those teacher sheets we had to fill in with the right words and then colour, […]

  • Moonlight – The Journey Begins

    One of the interesting parts of being a writer is that I come in contact with loads of others who are following the same path. Purabi Sinha Das is a […]

  • When All Else Fails Just Laugh

    As our world tries to cope with all the changes forced on us by the pandemic, many of us have noticed how companies are handling customer service. I’ve learned to […]

  • 5 Reasons to be Featured in an Anthology

    Last summer a bright spot during the pandemic was the call for submissions to a new anthology being created by London author Rosemary Boyd. I had been wanting to be […]

  • What Makes a Great Writer Interview?

    A Trip Back to the Launch of My First Book, The Loyalist’s Wife, and Some Notes on Author Interviews. In 2013 I launched my first historical novel after spending 6 […]

  • I Moved In and I Snapped

    Today I have a poem for you with video and everything. At this time of year in Ontario the roadsides often give up beautiful wild flowers. One of my favourite […]