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Word on the Street

Last Sunday, I attended Word on the Street which moved its location from Queen’s Park to the Harbourfront. The day was gloriously sunny and the lake provided an exotic backdrop so there was excitement bubbling in the air. For the … Continue reading

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Book Talk in a Classroom

The other day, I was invited by my nephew to come into his grade 6 classroom and talk about my children’s fantasy novel, More Precious Than Rubies: The Return of the Norse Gods. This was the perfect venue for me … Continue reading

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Word on the Street 2014

For the second year in a row, I rented a booth at Toronto’s Word on the Street festival in order to sell my children’s fantasy novel, More Precious Than Rubies: The Return of the Norse Gods. The morning started unpromisingly … Continue reading

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Inspired to Write

Recently, I was interviewed about my writing. One of the questions focused on my writing environment and when and where I was inspired to write. When I was much younger, I forced myself to write. That’s right. Forced. I’d take … Continue reading

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Good Reviews, Bad Reviews

As a self-published author, I paid a sum of money to have three prestigious companies review my two novels. These American companies that critiqued my books are blueink Review, Clarion Book Review, and Kirkus Reviews. The books of mine reviewed … Continue reading

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Garage Sale

    Last weekend, I helped my parents organize a garage sale. I asked if I could include some of my items to be sold and they said yes. One of the items was my children’s fantasy novel, More Precious … Continue reading

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Selling Books at Word on the Street

Toronto had its annual Word on the Street festival yesterday, a gathering of booksellers, publishing companies, and entertainers. Every genre is represented and there is a Kid Street where my booth was located. Despite the cold, damp weather, the sky … Continue reading

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