Oh, it was such a great morning meeting with Rachel Stern, Arts Editor of the Nanaimo News Bulletin over fresh macarons, no less. I felt like I had a lot to celebrate with my series, 10 years in the making, and I was so happy to tell my story, to the lovely Rachel and read […]
Tomorrow is the big day. I have the passages from my books selected to read, I’ve written a little about my series and my writing and tomorrow I will take copies of my books to the library. It’s series launch day tomorrow and the countdown is 25 hours. I couldn’t be more excited or more […]
stay in bed just a little longer in the morning. pull the covers up, snuggle in and savor the minutes before the day starts put your best foot forward…that means best boots best coat best hair best jewellery prepare everything the day before, including finding proper black leather briefcase to carry laptop to show links […]
So it begins. My life takes another unexpected yet hoped for turn. I gave a talk today at my local library about self-publishing. It was such a gift to talk to people about writing, working at the business of books and making new friends. Photo is courtesy of April Hilland.
Well things moved along a little quicker than I expected this week, when a trip to the orthodontist for my son turned into three stops at independent book stores and a visit to a magazine and a newspaper to see about publicity for my books 5. Shortest orthodontist appointment in history gave time to explore […]
She arrived at the door, without a sound, not even a whisper. In my hurried attempts to reckon with the demands of the day, I missed the delivery driver, who like a sparrow dropped my book at the door and flew off, unnoticed. It was only when I opened the door to leave for the day that […]
I can speak about France mostly because when I think about my future I am in France, and not for a week or a holiday, because it’s where I believe my life will take me. The funny thing is that France isn’t so far in my future now. I feel like a woman lives inside […]
I read a post earlier today that made me think of my quest to learn French. I’ve been taking classes for two and half years and can now make it confidently through a Disney movie with no subtitles (that I’ve seen before). This is progress. As I read this post by a fellow blogger […]