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On Marching…

Please note: There is coarse language in this blog.  I am one flavour in a Sandstorm of taste Spices sparkle on the Orange lips of dawn and Drip down the chin of dusk I’ve been thinking a lot about marching. About being a woman. About being a mother. About being a human. I’m always thinking… Continue reading On Marching…

On Writing

Chapters Book Signing, Ballet, New Hair, Novel Update

First things first: I'm a blonde now. Yeah. Got the itch for a hair change. Makes sense...it's a new year. I feel it in my bones and in my hair follicles, apparently! There you have it. I haven't been a blonde since I was twenty. Feels good to be back. Don't ask me if I'm… Continue reading Chapters Book Signing, Ballet, New Hair, Novel Update

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Art Bar Toronto – Tomorrow! Tuesday, January 17!

I'M READING AT THE ART BAR READING SERIES TOMORROW! YAHOO!! ARE YA READY FOR ME TORONTO?!  ART BAR READING SERIES Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 8pm - 10:30pm - Toronto - @ Free Times Cafe, 320 College Ave (at Spadina) Includes readings by me, Claudio Duran and Rosa Arlotto. There's also an open mic...and you… Continue reading Art Bar Toronto – Tomorrow! Tuesday, January 17!

On Writing

Readings and Signings OH MY! JANUARY – FEBRUARY EVENTS!

Technically, my book tour for Look At Her is complete, however, I'm still hitting the road for readings and events! Of course I am! So here's where I'll be over the next month and a bit. Get out your calendars, people! I wanna see you to at least one of these events! (Please and thank… Continue reading Readings and Signings OH MY! JANUARY – FEBRUARY EVENTS!

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

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Look At Her Book Launch – Event Page and Poster Reveal

I feel like events aren't 'real' until I make a poster and a Facebook Event page! Ha! And so, I offer you both!! The book launch will take place on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in the Studio Theatre in the Drama Building at the University of Windsor from 7pm - 9pm. This will include a… Continue reading Look At Her Book Launch – Event Page and Poster Reveal

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Working Title – [Paper Girl] Poetry Book 2016

I'm still skipping and squeeing about my soon-to-be published new book of poetry! I've been meeting consistently with my editor, the great Marty Gervais of Black Moss Press. We are having a grand old time going through each poem in my manuscript. Yes, he's a tough editor, but he makes my poetry stronger, and the… Continue reading Working Title – [Paper Girl] Poetry Book 2016

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In Many Words Or Less – An Interview!

Hi friends! I'm over at poet Priscilla's blog, In Many Words or Less! She sent me some wonderful, thought-provoking questions to answer about my writing life. I was happy to oblige her and take some time to roll around in her questions and offer responses. (I only found one typo...there/their/they're -good grief! Proof that everyone… Continue reading In Many Words Or Less – An Interview!