Here is the link to the article and video of me reading from the books on the Nanaimo News Bulletin website.
It was a funny kind of day. I made a cake and tried to ice it for my son’s 11th birthday and put the icing on too early and well you can imagine. Icing dripping like a heat wave but we’ve got the candles on now for my son’s 11th birthday tomorrow and it looks […]
It glows. That’s what my daughter said. And there’s light coming out of it. I was so happy to share the very first proof copy of my third story in paperback with my children, and now with you. Now to proofread and order the first 50 copies. I really am quite delighted.
Since uploading my third novel yesterday, I feel like I’ve been in a bit of a whirlwind of celebration. First there was lunch with my dear friend and editor Charlotte, the meetings with friends around the island that seemed to reinforce the celebratory spirit of the week. By chance I met friends at the recycling […]
So the first thing is that it never, ever, not in a billion years gets old. Publishing a book is such a rush because the whole publishing process is like one huge rollercoaster ride. Every step you question, am I doing this right? Will this work? Every day you work at it you feel like […]
Sometimes changes comes imperceptibly and other times it’s like someone is standing at your door ringing the doorbell, waiting for you to answer. The ground beneath your feet has moved, almost while you slept. How do I know this to be true? Years ago, when I had two toddlers running around the house, crippling back pain, […]
I have just finished the final draft of my third book Mabel Hartley the Crusader’s Hoard! Wait, is there a parade marching down the street, flares going off in the sky, or is that just how great it feels to see something meaningful through to the end? I’ve been working on this book in some shape […]
Yesterday, I picked up my final chapters of my third story from my dear friend and line-editor, Charlotte. To have the pages in my hand and bring them home felt like a monumental step forward. I spent the better part of yesterday and today going through those chapters and inputting the changes and when I […]
Today is a great day. The first 50 pages of my third novel are through the line-edit process and ready for formatting into an ebook. When I sat down yesterday to reread the work I’d been doing, well I have to say I was darn proud. It’s amazing!!!! (with much of the credit going to my […]