My week in 5

5. Back on my bike this week and out for three rides. Loved our sunshine and warmth in October. Nothing beats fresh air on a beautiful day. 4. Finished getting my garden ready for Fall and it look soooo beautiful. 3. Working on three new covers for my Mabel Hartley series and getting ready to¬†RELAUNCH […]

My week in 5

5. My son finished first in the Terry Fox 10 km run on Sunday followed closely behind by his sister and father. 4.First rains came back to our island making it feel an awful lot like Fall. I’m happy to see the beginning of the seasons changing but truth be told….I miss my kids when […]

My week in 5

5. I started writing the 5th and final book in my Mabel Hartley series. Clearing the first three chapters and on to chapter four!!! 4. I gave my 4th book out to one of my beta-readers to get initial feedback and some love for the story (I hope). 3. I celebrated my 44th birthday with […]

My week in 5

5. I have a first draft of book four that I’m happy with 4. I visited two elementary schools this week and spoke to students in grades 4-7. It was the most exhilarating week to talk to my readers and connect in person. 3. I watched my children get first and second places in their […]

My week in 5

5. I started the first read through of the first draft of the fourth book. Writing in more scenes and listening so the characters can express themselves. 4. Mother’s Day found our family chopping down trees on our property as we look toward filling our woodshed for winter. 3. Grass is cut and the garden […]

My week in 5

5. I volunteered working the reception table at my son’s recycling fundraiser today 4. I got a new Le Creuset pot 3. I met with fellow author Shannon Mayer and got lots of good ideas for what I want to accomplish in 2017 with my series and book 4 2. I started back to my […]

My week in 5

5. I gave a talk about self-publishing at my local library and felt like I’m on the right trajectory to living my dream. A part of me has always felt like writing and public speaking were my long-term future goals and would allow me to travel far and wide. It’s happening! 4. raked leaves and […]

My week in 5

5. This is the week I feel it all started. With getting my books into the local library and six book stores around Vancouver Island. Walking into a store and seeing my books on the¬†shelf was something I’m not likely to forget. 4. I finished the editing process for my third book and have sent […]

My week in 5

5. My books are into bookstores and gift stores. First on Gabriola, next on Vancouver Island and the Mainland, then the WORLD. 4. I ran 7.4 km today in 55 minutes and it almost killed me in the heat, but I did it. Starting a run at 3pm after lunch is never a good idea. […]

My week in 5

5. finished the draft of my second story preparing it to go into paperback for August 4. spent the night at the beach having dinner with my kids 3. got mixed up in the crazy film “Black Swan” with Natalie Portman 2. embracing summertime fun with my family 1. spending special time with friends sipping […]