Category: writing

Things Hide in the Dark (Episode 1: Setting)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-3piah-e5f63a A 40-minute episode for young writers interested in developing a strong setting. With an original spooky story, “The Sacrifice”; setting examples from Beowulf, The Scorpio Races, and The Incredible Journey; interviews with Tim Wynne-Jones, Lori Weber, and Caroline Pignat; and a story prompt… Continue Reading “Things Hide in the Dark (Episode 1: Setting)”

Cabin Tales Podcast Trailer

I’m having a blast developing my podcast, Cabin Tales: Spooky Stories for Young Writers. It’s morphing as it goes, but here’s the trailer for it. Check out the website, CabinTales.ca, for more information.

Cabin Tales Podcast Trailer

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-d9e2j-e52f8f A 1-minute trailer for the upcoming podcast, Cabin Tales: Spooky Stories for Young Writers. Launching next week, Friday, August 7th, 2020.    Trailer Transcript: “Listen to Cabin Tales: Spooky Stories for Young Writers, a podcast where every episode focuses on one aspect of… Continue Reading “Cabin Tales Podcast Trailer”

Kids’ Lit Quiz 2020

It was a real pleasure to be the Guest Quizmaster at the Ottawa heat of the Kids’ Lit Quiz this year. The contest was held at Elmwood School on Tuesday, January 21st. And even in the middle of a teachers’ strike (Go teachers! Fight… Continue Reading “Kids’ Lit Quiz 2020”

Awesome Authors 2020

Awesome Authors Youth Writing Contest

The Ottawa Public Library’s annual Youth Writing Contest — Awesome Authors — is underway! If you’re an Ottawa resident between the ages of 9 and 18, sharpen your pencils or boot up your computer because it’s time to get writing and drawing. Awesome Authors honours… Continue Reading “Awesome Authors 2020”

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