They came today about a week early and when I cut the tape on the box, there she was, Mabel Hartley, on a new t-shirt, mug and cap. I’m wearing my new t-shirt right now and am so happy to take orders! This is amazing. I can’t believe I’m wearing my muse. The books are […]
On Tuesday January 24, I’ll be taking to the library of Gabriola Elementary School to read to the Grade 4&5 class. I’m so excited as this will be the first (of many, I hope) visit to the schools to read from my books. The best part is my daughter will be in the audience. Something […]
I woke up this morning and felt the dawn of a new year, one I’ve been waiting for for a very long time. It was 1997 that I was diagnosed with bipolar and in the 20 years since I have made a life of which I am very proud. This 20th anniversary year means so […]
I was reading the Victoria Times Columnist today and an article about Generation X icons that have been taken by 2016. There were photos of George Michael and Carrie Fisher, and yes, these have been difficult to absorb and process. Part of what I loved about last year’s Star Wars The Force Awakens was being […]
Click here to read the newspaper review of my books series for YA fiction readers published December 13, 2016 in the Gabriola Sounder
One hour south of Cancun, Mexico and we were in a tropical paradise. Our resort, Barceló Maya Beach was everything we wanted and more. With the pool and the beach just steps from our room, we got to relax and celebrate all the triumphs of the year.