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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 [...]

Yahoo!

Today’s the day for my monthly post on my publisher’s website and I’m blogging about our Calgary Stampede.

More Side-saddled

More pictures from our June 29th pre-Stampede Side-saddled reading and discussion.

Yahoo for Side-saddled

Great fun last night our joint reading Side-saddled: Local Writers Take on the Stampede. I was awed by the turnout – about 80 people. Everyone seemed enthused and interested in the readings and discussion about all aspects of the Stampede, from mini-donuts to animal treatment. I learned so much and will now be more observant [...]

Side-saddled at the CPL

I’m gearing up for my first event of the Calgary Stampede season Side-saddled: Local Writers Take on the Stampede. I’ll be reading from my novel Ten Days in Summer, set during the Stampede, and chatting with local authors Aritha van Herk, Emily Ursuliak, Kris Demeanor and emcee Shaun Hunter about all things Stampede. The event [...]

Blog Swap

When my fellow BWL author J. Q. Rose invited me to guest blog in her Summer Readers Circle, I leapt at the opportunity. She scheduled me for today, June 16th. I suggested we swap blog posts on the same day and write on the same topic. J. Q. proposed we both blog about what inspired [...]

Boston With Bostonians

Today is my date in June for the Books We Love Insider Blog. Check out my photo blog post about my recent trip to Boston.

On the shelf at Indigo Signal Hill

A friend of my sister’s from high school kindly took this photo for me. Joanne and her son work at Indigo Signal Hill, Calgary. Thanks, Joanne, for noticing this.

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