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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 [...]

My End of Decade List

For January on the BWL Author Blog. I talk about five changes in my writing life during the past decade, from January 2010 to January 2020.

Happy New Year

New year’s is a time of wrap-ups for the year we’re leaving. It’s also the season for the best-of-the-year  competitions. My publisher suggested we enter our 2019 novels in the 22nd Annual Critters’ Readers Poll. As winners of the People’s Choice TV awards always say, it means the most to be chosen by the people [...]

A Jane Austen Christmas

I don’t always write a Christmas-theme post for my December 12th blog on the BWL website, but here it is today. Happy Holidays to everyone!

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