Ah, it's Friday. That was a loooooong week. Winter has come back to us though our bones and muscles may have something to say about it. I'm glad the deep cold has come. It's Winter - that's what's supposed to happen. With the deep cold comes deep snuggling, deep darkness, deep contemplation. I'm in my… Continue reading (It’s Okay To) Close the Door
A READING! I will be reading poetry as part of the By The River Reading Series presented by D.A. Lockhart and the Urban Farmhouse Press family on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Mackenzie Hall beginning at 7pm. I will share the stage with Carlinda D'Alimonte and Gord Grisenthwaite. We will all have books for signing… Continue reading A reading and reading!
This is writer Charis Cotter. She writes middle-grade ghost stories. Her newest book, The Ghost Road, is in the world and blowing us over like a ghost sneezed on us! She'll be in Toronto at Type Books (2887 Dundas St. W) this Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 7pm for her first ever Ontario book launch!… Continue reading Charis Cotter Toronto Book Launch This Saturday! Interview & Photos!
I have a list of things I want to be working on. I write this list out on a piece of paper. I also have a running list of things in my head of things I want to be doing. Reading and writing are ALWAYS ON ALL THE LISTS. I think I'm a pretty disciplined writer and… Continue reading Something Always Comes Up
Holy fish, Batman - this city is just exploding with incredible events! Here's a mish-mash of events, submissions, cool places and things to do! There are always loads of great events happening at Biblioasis. Next up: Book launch for Emilia Danielewska - Paper Caskets. Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7pm-9pm @ Biblioasis. Stay connected HERE.… Continue reading Events Galore! This week and next! #localrules
Hello friends! Happy Friday! This week flewwww by. Wowee. I know we're all looking forward to the weekend, right? I'll keep short and sweet! I'd like to share the Fall class options at Gertrude's Writing Room. So far, y'all are staying connected and sharing your enthusiasm for this new dream-come-true of mine at Gertrude's! Classes and… Continue reading Gertrude’s Writing Room – Fall Classes Open for Registration!
Hello friends! I hope this post finds you well. Have you had to dig out your socks and sweaters and scarves yet? I'll admit I have socks on right now! Sheesh. And, I wore boots today! Ack! Fall is definitely here. Acceptance is pending. If you need a hug to warm the chill...Come on by! I've… Continue reading Gertrude’s Writing Room – Fall Workshops Announced & An Update
Hi friends! Happy September! Happy Back-to-School! Happy hot as ball* weather! Fall's a comin'...and I'm ready for it. I've already started watching some of my favourite fall films: The Goonies, Julie & Julia...Nostalgia for pretty much everything school related from my childhood runs thick. You too? I bought two packs of Crayola markers. I had… Continue reading Fall Into Events!