Events! Readings, Television Shows & More!
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Events! Readings, Television Shows & More!

—-EVENT LISTINGS!— Here are the events that are upcoming in the next few weeks. Don’t worry, I’ll remind you again as each event nears! Scribes & Songsters – YOUR TV Television show! Earlier this year, I was interviewed the lovely Veronique Mandel, host of Scribes & Songsters – a cable show highlighting local writers and … Continue reading

An Open Letter To David Sedaris
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An Open Letter To David Sedaris

(Attention: Curse words and jokes-you’ll-only-get-if-you-were-at-the-reading – including talk of poop -, forthcoming.) Dear David, You mother cusser! That’s the worst of my road-rage language when I’m driving with my kids in the car. They’re 9 and 11 years old, and can appreciate a good swear, but I’m trying to lead by example, so instead of … Continue reading

Less than a week away – TEDX-CK!
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Less than a week away – TEDX-CK!

  Do you ever do this? See a ‘best-before’ date on food and think about what you’ll be doing on that date? You do?! So I was making the kid’s lunches this morning and I noticed that the best-before date on the pita bread do-hickey was the date of my TedX-CK talk. My stomach immediately lurched into … Continue reading

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

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