Hardcover, baby! I’m on Hardcover Radio talking about Poetry!
Events / Look At Her / My Book / My Family / Poetry / Press / Publishing / Writing Life

Hardcover, baby! I’m on Hardcover Radio talking about Poetry!

I had the honour of being a guest on Hardcover Radio – a podcast and radio show (on CJAM 99.1FM) – hosted by Brittni and Peter Brinn. I always love talking about writing and poetry, and to live this wild life! I talked too much, I can tell you that, so kudos to Brittni for … Continue reading

I know I’m a Writer because…movie theatres, fuzziness and purpose.
My Book / On Writing / Parenting / Poetry / Publishing / Readings / Writing Life

I know I’m a Writer because…movie theatres, fuzziness and purpose.

This is how I know I’m a writer: everything I think is a visualized line in a poem or a paragraph. I can see black letters on white paper in the movie theatre of my brain – telling a story. Making a point. Having an opinion. Being brave. Or funny. Or not making any sense … Continue reading

Editor Laryssa Brooks talks books, words and the joy of editing
On Writing / Publishing / Writing Life

Editor Laryssa Brooks talks books, words and the joy of editing

One of the best things about touring and participating in festivals and literary events is the people I meet…and, especially when I’m doing Poetry on Demand, the people I get to write poetry for! I met Editor Laryssa Brooks at a University of Windsor alumni event. Her sweet smile and patient demeanour totally caught my … Continue reading

LOOK AT HER IN SECOND PRINT! 100s of BOOKS SOLD!
I Am That Woman / Look At Her / My Book / Publishing / Readings / Writing Life

LOOK AT HER IN SECOND PRINT! 100s of BOOKS SOLD!

It’s official – we’ve had to have a second printing of Look At Her – already! Our first print run earlier this year ran a total of 500 copies. Just this week, a second run arrived with a total of 300 copies! We needed to print more because SALES HAVE BEEN OUTSTANDING! Amazon has been ‘temporarily … Continue reading

BOOK TOUR RE-CAP – BOOKAPALOOZA IN WHITBY!
Events / Look At Her / My Book / My YA Novel / On Writing / Poetry / Poetry On Demand / Publishing / Writing Life

BOOK TOUR RE-CAP – BOOKAPALOOZA IN WHITBY!

BOOK TOUR RE-CAP – WHITBY, ONTARIO – BOOKAPALOOZA – NOVEMBER 19, 2016 Organized by the Writers Community of Durham Region (WCDR), Bookapalooza book fair was held at the Durham College Centre for Food on Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 10am – 3pm. Writers from the Durham region, and some from farther away (like me!) gathered … Continue reading

BOOK TOUR – LAST STOP – FRI. NOVEMBER 25TH! TORONTO!
Events / Look At Her / My Book / Poetry / Publishing / Readings / Writing Life

BOOK TOUR – LAST STOP – FRI. NOVEMBER 25TH! TORONTO!

BOOK TOUR – LAST STOP – FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2016 – 7PM -9PM I can’t believe it, but I’m just days away from my last reading for this small but mighty tour! To end this fine journey, I’ll be sharing the stage with these beautiful folks at The Steady Cafe in Toronto! We take the … Continue reading

BOOK TOUR RE-CAP – TORONTO – JUNCTION READS!
Events / Look At Her / My Book / On Writing / Publishing / Readings

BOOK TOUR RE-CAP – TORONTO – JUNCTION READS!

 BOOK TOUR RE-CAP – TORONTO – JUNCTION READS SERIES On Sunday, November 13, 2016, I drove with my girl Linda to Toronto for a reading at Axis Gallery & Grill in the neighbourhood of ‘The Junction’ in Toronto. We had about 8 hours in the car (there and back), and I can tell you that … Continue reading