Category: writing proces

Thieving Squirrels this spring

The Squirrels Stole my Sister is the title of my forthcoming picture book

Update: The publication of my new picture book has been postponed till 2021. Look for it this Spring from Fitzhenry and Whiteside. Good things come to those who wait. Expect more posts soon. 🙂 Years ago, I wrote a story about a clever squirrel who… Continue Reading “Thieving Squirrels this spring”

Young Writers Workshop: Setting Exercise

I’ll be giving a writing workshop tomorrow at the Carlingwood Library to help kids aged 9-12 prepare their stories for the Ottawa Public Library’s Awesome Authors Contest. We’ll do two story-building exercises: one on Character, and one on Setting.

NaNoWriMo on the Slow Track

I posted a motivational blurb on the SCBWI Canada East website today, about slogging it through the last days of November’s novel-writing challenge. I have never actually made the NaNoWriMo journey, meaning I’ve never done a start-to-finish draft in the month of November. I’ve… Continue Reading “NaNoWriMo on the Slow Track”

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