Truckin’ Along

Truckin’ Along

That old saying “When it rains, it pours”? Well, there’s a mini rainstorm going on over my head, very happily. After signing a contract for my middle-grade novel, I’ve also sold a picture book manuscript. This is a story about a family member who did long-haul...
Publishing Update

Publishing Update

Great news! A couple years ago, I decided to write a middle grade novel focusing on an angel, a fairy, amermaid and a witch. As a kid, I loved so many different kinds of books, but one was definitelystories about the supernatural, and especially, these four beings. I...
Writer’s Groups and Regrouping

Writer’s Groups and Regrouping

Where does the time go? Last time I wrote, I was musing on January resolutions. Now suddenly,it’s the other new year…school start-up.Having been a teacher for 37 years, the September new year seemed more of a real restartthan January. The end of that long and glorious...
Resolved 2022

Resolved 2022

Mostly, I am not much for New Year’s resolutions. Having been a teacher-librarian for most of my adult life, the new year always seemed like the day after Labour Day, when school was back in. And at that point, I was waaay too busy with new books and schedules...
Of Cats and Contests

Of Cats and Contests

Well, well, well.  I did not win that writing contest I described in my last post. In fact, after scrolling through a very long list of runners-up and runners-up to the runners-up, I had to concede that my name was nowhere on the list. Who knows? Maybe I was the only...