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A Taste of Local Authors

Looking forward to tonight’s reading with eight other authors at Owl’s Nest Bookstore. I plan to read from the scene in a fictional Owl’s Nest in my novel, To Catch a Fox. As an homage to both Owl’s Nest and my friend, Pamela McDowell, I call my bookstore Ospreys, after Pam’s acclaimed children’s book Ospreys [...]

Writing Conferences

Today, on the Books We Love Insider Blog, I talk about Wordbridge and When Words Collide, two big writing events in Alberta.

Recalling my book launch

Today is my blogging day on the BWL website. I chat about my book launch in March.

To Catch a Fox is #1

Thanks to another successful book launch at Owl’s Nest Books, To Catch a Fox topped the Calgary Herald Bestsellers Fiction List this weekend.  I truly appreciate everyone who came out to support me and my writing.

On the Radio

Many thanks to CBC Radio Daybreak Alberta host Russell Bowers for kindly interviewing me about my books last weekend. I also talk about hiking.

The Fox is Launched

Filled rows at “The Nest” I talk about my research holiday to Southern California. Judith, the Owl’s Nest Bookstore manager, does the introductions. Many thanks to the 75-80 family, friends and visitors, who came out to my book launch last night. I really appreciated seeing your faces in the audience.

Three Days to Book Launch

Many thanks to journalist Eric Volmers for this feature on To Catch a Fox in today’s Calgary Herald newspaper.

One Week to Launch Day

One week from today, Tuesday, March 26h, I’ll be launching To Catch a Fox at  Owl’s Nest Bookstore. My presentation will feature slides from my two holidays in Southern California to research settings for the novel. Everyone welcome!

Two Weeks to Launch Day

Today, on the BWL website, I blog about why my novel, To Catch a Fox, took 25 years to get published.

In Conversation with Randy Luckie

In my interview with Randy Luckie, we talk about a wide range of writing subjects including my new novel, my mystery series, short stories, getting published, Stephen King, and murder by bee sting. As an aside to the interview, I have stalked Stephen King’s home in Bangor, Maine, a couple of times. I grew up [...]

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