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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 [...]


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.

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