Archive for the ‘News’ Category

My apologies, South America

After my long holiday to Ontario and South America this fall, it was hard to meet the deadline for my regular Books We Love Author Blog Post. Girl from Ipanema Bar and Restaurant, Rio de Janeiro Today I blog about my embarrassing knowledge of South American writers.

Names

On today’s Books We Love Author Blog I discuss my process for naming story characters.

My Story With Illustrations

Today I guest post on the BWL Insider Blog about how my short story “When a Warm Wind Blows Over the Mountains” was turned into a book-as-art.  Here’s Sylvia’s description of how she decided to incorporate the words into her work: I contemplated for many hours on how to include the written words in my [...]

A bargain!

My publisher, BWL, is always looking for new ways to promote our books. From now until December 17th, you can purchase an ebook of Ten Days in Summer through  Smashwords for $2.99 USD using the coupon code RX82T.

Fake News

No, Will and I aren’t reporting on local hikes or being interviewed about my books on Global News. We toured the studio during Doors Open YYC last Saturday. I found it fascinating to get an inside look at news broadcasting.  In another life, I could see myself pursuing this career.

Single Onion Reading This Week

Looking forward to this Reading with some of my favourite writers.

Bouchercon Here I Come!

Today’s my day to post on my publisher’s author Insider blog. This month I talk about my preparations for this October’s Bouchercon World Mystery Convention in Toronto.

WWC: productive & fun

What a busy and fun weekend at Calgary’s When Words Collide Festival  for Readers and Writers. A highlight was the Saturday evening banquet. My friends and I got into the mood, with our flapper costumes for the event’s Roaring Twenties theme. Sherry kicked up her legs to dance the Charleston. Pam posed provocatively. Two ladies [...]

It’s When Words Collide Weekend!

This weekend, I’m enjoying my seventh straight year at Calgary’s When Words Collide Festival for Readers and Writers – three full days of seriousness and fun. Today I blog about my experiences at the festival on the Books We Love Insider Blog.

WWC — 3 weeks away

I’m gearing up for this year’s Whe Word’s Collide Festival for Readers and Writers, which takes place Aug 11-13 at the Delta Calgary South. This year I’ll be on six panels, all of them in the hotel’s Tower building: Beyond Traditional and Self-Publishing, Fri 3 pm, Fireside room Aging Series Characters, Sat 10 am, Parkland [...]

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