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Carpooling with Paul

Where Paul McCartney lived from about age 12-18 This week’s segment of Carpool Karaoke on the Late Late Show with James Corden brought back memories. Especially memories of my holiday last month in Liverpool, where I visited many of these same sights, but without Beatle Paul McCartney by my side. I even enjoyed a drink [...]

Jane Austen’s Home

Me & friends in Windsor My husband Will and I spent a delightful month of May in England and Scotland. We chose this destination because 40 years ago we went to the UK on our honeymoon. Some of our activities this time were repeats–climbing to the dome of St. Paul’s Cathedral and taking a day [...]

When Words Collide

Calgary’s When Words Collide Festival for Readers and Writers is only three months away. Today I write about WWC on the Books We Love Author Blog.

Song, Dance & The End of the World

I had fun this week at the launch of Sarah L. Johnson’s first novel, the apocalyptic Infractus, released by Calgary’s Coffin Hop Press. My name was drawn for one of the door prizes. Winners had to come up to the front of the auditorium and lead the audience in a sing-a-long, with lyrics posted on [...]

An Evening with William Deverell

On Wednesday April 18th I’ll be participating in this exciting event. The evening will feature a one-on-one conversation between award winning Canadian author William Deverell and Crime Writers of Canada Prairie Director, David Poulsen (Cullen and Cobb Mysteries). William Deverell, a successful trial lawyer and creator of the acclaimed CBC series Street Legal, will also [...]

What is a Novel Chapter?

Today on my publisher’s website I blog about what constitutes a novel chapter.

Winter Getaway

Today on the BWL Author BlogSpot I write about my winter getaway to Ottawa and the world’s coldest capital cities. Can you guess which city is #1?

Novel Titles

My post today on my publisher’s website is about how I came up with the titles for my mystery novels.

New Year’s Resolution

What is January without a discussion of New Year’s Resolutions? Here’s mine for 2018.

Happy New Year

Happy New Year! The holiday season was a cold one in Calgary, good for staying inside. I’ll be getting out soon to some writing events, starting with the January 11th launch of Loft 112′s Print(ed) Word Project. My short story “When a Warm Wind Blows off the Mountains” is privileged to be included in this [...]

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