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Paul McCartney’s Home

Today on my publisher BWL’s website I blog about my trip to Liverpool and tour of Beatle Paul McCartney’s home, where he lived as a teenager.

John Lennon’s Boyhood Home

Me and John across the street from Liverpool’s Cavern Club, which launched The Beatles to fame. Today, on my publisher’s website, I blog about my visit to the boyhood home of a famous song writer, John Lennon. Meanwhile, today I’m off to When Words Collide Festival For Readers and Writers.  At noon I’ll be on [...]

Summer Projects

My goal for June and July was to finish the revision of my next novel, To Catch a Fox, while enjoying our summer weather. This was a challenge, as my self-editing has to be done on computer and I can’t work on my laptop outside due to the glare on the screen. I managed to [...]

Shakespeare & Ten Days in Summer

Today on my publisher’s website I blog about my recent visit to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London. Also, good news for Ten Days in Summer. My publisher, BWL Ltd., participated in a special Kobo sale that ran over the Canada Day long weekend.  Kobo advised us that three BWL titles made the top 5 best [...]

Carpooling with Paul

Where Paul McCartney lived from about age 12-18 This week’s segment of Carpool Karaoke on the Late Late Show with James Corden brought back memories. Especially memories of my holiday last month in Liverpool, where I visited many of these same sights, but without Beatle Paul McCartney by my side. I even enjoyed a drink [...]

Jane Austen’s Home

Me & friends in Windsor My husband Will and I spent a delightful month of May in England and Scotland. We chose this destination because 40 years ago we went to the UK on our honeymoon. Some of our activities this time were repeats–climbing to the dome of St. Paul’s Cathedral and taking a day [...]

When Words Collide

Calgary’s When Words Collide Festival for Readers and Writers is only three months away. Today I write about WWC on the Books We Love Author Blog.

Song, Dance & The End of the World

I had fun this week at the launch of Sarah L. Johnson’s first novel, the apocalyptic Infractus, released by Calgary’s Coffin Hop Press. My name was drawn for one of the door prizes. Winners had to come up to the front of the auditorium and lead the audience in a sing-a-long, with lyrics posted on [...]

An Evening with William Deverell

On Wednesday April 18th I’ll be participating in this exciting event. The evening will feature a one-on-one conversation between award winning Canadian author William Deverell and Crime Writers of Canada Prairie Director, David Poulsen (Cullen and Cobb Mysteries). William Deverell, a successful trial lawyer and creator of the acclaimed CBC series Street Legal, will also [...]

What is a Novel Chapter?

Today on my publisher’s website I blog about what constitutes a novel chapter.

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