Guest Interview – Charis Cotter! Author of ‘The Painting’
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Guest Interview – Charis Cotter! Author of ‘The Painting’

  It’s book launch day for author Charis Cotter! Congratulations Charis, on this your TENTH published book, The Painting!  Charis and I met while preparing for a panel we were both on at Writers’ Union of Canada conference out east in St.John’s in Newfoundland. It was pretty much love-at-first-email, and we’ve been close friends since! … Continue reading

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Commaful – An On-line Writer’s Community at Your Fingertips!

*This is not a paid promotional piece. This is a sharing of and connecting you to Commaful!* The magic of the interwebs weaved a strand right into my inbox a few months ago, when the following subject line got my attention: “from a young dropout and poetry reader“! I was intrigued! Soon I was chatting … Continue reading

Post-Blitz Blog & How-To (If you’re so inspired!)
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Post-Blitz Blog & How-To (If you’re so inspired!)

Ah, the writing blitz. Everyone…. IT WAS incredible difficult freeing quiet necessary exhausting important numbing peaceful Here’s how I made it happen. SCHEDULING & CHILDCARE I had a conversation with the hubby about the possibility of me taking a weekend (or two days and one sleep) ‘away’ so I could work on revisions for my … Continue reading

Guest Poet: Cornelia Hoogland in Conversation
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Guest Poet: Cornelia Hoogland in Conversation

  My first time meeting and reading with poet Cornelia Hoogland took place on Valentine’s day weekend. She is a gift – and I’d like to share her with you! Please enjoy this interview, and get to know this poet of life and love. We can learn so very much from each other! CORNELIA HOOGLAND … Continue reading

LCP Parenting Blog – The Financial Reality of Being a Writer
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LCP Parenting Blog – The Financial Reality of Being a Writer

I’m over at the League of Canadian Poets with a blog about the money part of getting a new book into the world! Have a read when you’ve got some time…take me into the bathroom with you, it’s all the same to me! Happy reading! Click here to read my blog! Thanks LCP for all … Continue reading

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LCP The Writing Parent Blog – The Truth About Travel

I’m over at the League of Canadian Poets today blogging about being a parent who is also a writer who needs to have some alone travel time. Hot off my trip to Toronto for the Canadian Writers’ Summit, I had much to say about traveling, writing, conferencing, and of course, can you guess it? Missing my … Continue reading