Canadian Children’s Book Week is open for bookings until February 2, 2024. Cape Breton teachers and librarians, the CCBC will be sending me your way in late April/early May to do author visits. These are subsidized by the CCBC so your costs will be minimal. Folks in other parts of Canada, I *may* be allowedContinue reading “Book me for Canadian Children’s Book Week!”
What a trip!!! It took me a couple of weeks to process the epic launch journey for Freddie the Flyer last month. From KidsFest / Afterwords in Halifax through school, library, and bookstore events in Alberta and the Northwest Territories, I’ve been soaring through the fall (with some turbulence, of course!). Freddie on tour! GettingContinue reading “Freddie’s Fall Flight Recap!”
I hope to see you at one of these fun events! It will be wonderful to return to Toronto, Alberta, the Northwest Territories, and other parts of Nova Scotia to celebrate Fred, this book, and all our hard work.
My family and I are just back from a whirlwind trip to Newfoundland. We received some terrific ideas of what to do and see from friends – and we stumbled across a few of our own along the way (isn’t that always the best part of traveling?). I wanted to pass them along in caseContinue reading “Newfoundland Tour 2023!”
September 25: Book party at The Pilot pub from 5-7pm (Toronto) September 28: Launch event at Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre Café (Yellowknife) September 30: Signing at Mac’s Fireweed Books and launch party at Yukon Transportation Museum 6-9pm (Whitehorse)
Homing in on Edmonton A Central-Canadian gal learns to love Edmonton I have a confession to make. Back in 2008, when my husband and I had just finished our degrees and the world economy was in a downward spin, he was offered a job. Good news. Great, even. But — and it’s tough to admit — this central-Canadian girlContinue reading “#YEG Essay in Avenue Magazine”
I recently found out about a new journalism site, www.beststory.ca, being set up by Montreal-based reporter and editor Warren Perley. After checking out this new delivery model – readers pay only for the stories they want to read, and there’s no advertising – I was intrigued. Enough so to get in touch and offer to write somethingContinue reading “Travel article about Alaska and Yukon on Beststory.ca”
Some shots from a recent road trip from Edmonton, Alberta through to BC and WA (and back): A harbour on Salt Spring Island, B.C. Salt Spring has a vibrant artist community – and many of their pieces are out for public enjoyment. Salt Spring Air seemed to have a thriving business: saw three of theirContinue reading “Beautiful British Columbia (and Washington State)!”