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Featured Author

Ten Days in Summer takes place during The Calgary Stampede My publisher, BWL, is running a ‘Featured Author’ series on the BWL Author Blog. It’s my turn today. In the post, I discuss my three published novels and my current writing project.

Writing in COVID Times

Today’s my turn on the BWL Author Blog. I write about how I can’t set novels in the future anymore.

E-biking

Today, in the Books We Love Insider Blog I write about my new activity for the pandemic – e-biking.

Into the Homestretch

Today I wrap up my five-part blog series about my drive across Canada during the pandemic.

In the Centre of Canada

At the midpoint of our drive across Canada, Will and I  tackled the Dryden moose and the Manitoba border patrol

Across Canada During the Pandemic

Today is the second installment of my blog post about my five day drive last week from Ottawa to Calgary. I’ve done this route four times before. COVID-19 made it different.

Music Soothes Me in Troubled Times

I was on the road when my monthly blog post on my publisher’s website went live and missed posting this link. I write about how my choir manages to connect during this time of social distancing.  (I had to scroll up to see the post)

“Pandemic,” my short story

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) got me thinking about my short story, “Pandemic.” I wrote the 12,000 word story 10 years ago, but it was never published.  COVID-19 has inspired me to revise “Pandemic.” I find the process helps me put our current crisis into perspective. I write about this in today’s BWL author blog.

Winterlude

Today I write about my visit to Ottawa’s Winterlude this year on the BWL Author BlogSpot.

Print(ed) Word Documentary

On Friday, the Calgary central library launched the Print(ed) Word documentary to a celebratory audience. In the film, the twelve artist/writer partners talked about their experiences with this collaborative project. I’m proud to be part of it. My partner, Sylvia Arthur, did a great job of turning my short story, When a Warm Wind Blows [...]

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