UNITED WAY KEYNOTE SPEECH #LITERACY! LAST DAY TO BUY TICKETS!
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UNITED WAY KEYNOTE SPEECH #LITERACY! LAST DAY TO BUY TICKETS!

Today is the last day to purchase tickets for the United Way Women Leading the Way event at which I will be the keynote speaker! I’m super excited (getting less nervous every day!) to have the opportunity to speak about my life as a writer, and how important literacy is to us all. Wednesday, May 10th! … Continue reading

National Poetry Month – Week Four Events!
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National Poetry Month – Week Four Events!

National Poetry Month is still kickin’! Here’s what’s on the roster this week! Five events in seven days, baby. #npm2017 Monday, April 24, 2017 Guest Speaking with Ben Van Dongen at Marlborough Public, Windsor, Grade 7/8s. Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Guest Speaking at Glenwood Elementary, Windsor, Grades 5-8. Thank you League of Canadian Poets for … Continue reading

Wounded Writers Ask: Free Write #15 – Because I Am
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Wounded Writers Ask: Free Write #15 – Because I Am

Prompt: Write five lines that speak to what it means to be YOU. Here are some examples to get you started: “Because I am a(n) activist, artist, bartender, caretaker, Dad, driver, cashier, dancer, only child, one of eight, the only cook in the house, the soccer mom, etc. Wicket from Word Well: flower (because they … Continue reading

Guest Writer Interview with Richard Scarsbrook
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Guest Writer Interview with Richard Scarsbrook

Ah, Richard. I met Richard at BookFest Windsor a few years ago. He was one of the YA (young adult) authors in attendance at the festival, and he participated in the award ceremony for the student writing contest winners. By ‘participate’ I mean he gave a kick-ass, engaging, entertaining and heartfelt talk to the students … Continue reading