Category: writing

Online Character Workshop

Join me online on Saturday, January 14th at 1pm EST for a one-hour workshop on characterization: Nice is Not Enough, part of the SCBWI (Canada East) “Digging Deeper” workshop series.

Judging the 2022 Ottawa Book Awards

It was an honour to be on the jury of the Ottawa Book Awards this year, with fellow jurors Conyer Clayton and Faizal Deen.  We considered more than 80 submissions in the English Fiction category, including poetry and prose for all ages. With such… Continue ReadingJudging the 2022 Ottawa Book Awards

Discover the Best Books on Shepherd.com

I’m pleased to join the many authors making book recommendations on the new book discovery site, Shepherd.com. Check it out to discover the books your favourite authors recommend.

Celebrating Literacy

I’m thrilled to be heading to Shawville, Quebec, next month for “Get the Word Out!,” a literacy festival hosted by the Western Quebec Literacy Council. I’ll be joining other local artists and authors Jamaal Jackson Rogers, Robin Blackburn McBride, Seymour Hamilton, Katharine Fletcher, and… Continue Reading “Celebrating Literacy”

Short Stories

[November UPDATE: You can read my latest short story, “Obsolete,” online in The Prairie Journal. Click on my name in the list on the Story page.)] I’m thrilled to have a short story in the latest issue of The Dalhousie Review — my first… Continue Reading “Short Stories”

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