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Winter Writing Retreat 2019

It's the final day of a four-day, three night writing retreat I'm having with my dear friend and writer Charis Cotter in house in a beautiful suburb of Toronto. I arrived at Union Station in downtown Toronto on Thursday afternoon lugging a backpack full of writing retreat necessities - laptop, journals, pens, glasses, manuscripts, oracle… Continue reading Winter Writing Retreat 2019

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Charis Cotter Toronto Book Launch This Saturday! Interview & Photos!

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!

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

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Poetry At The Manor & BookFest Windsor – Oh the Literary Gems!

The literary life keeps me gosh-darn busy! And boy am I grateful! On the plate this week - tonight, as a matter of fact! - is Poetry At The Manor Volume 4! Each year, Windsor Poet Laureate Marty Gervais teams up with the City's Cultural Affairs Office to present Poetry at the Manor, an intimate… Continue reading Poetry At The Manor & BookFest Windsor – Oh the Literary Gems!