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Book Launch

Need I say more? Well, maybe… There will be food: grapes, cinnamon cookies, date squares, cheese and crackers — anything with a connection to Ancient Egyptian agriculture, however flimsy — plus coffee, tea, and juices they never even heard of 5,000 years ago.  The walls…

On Bookshelves Now!

It’s out at last! My Cat Isis was released by Kids Can Press on March 1, 2011. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous. My Cat Isis is my first picture book, and it’s on the list of spring children’s titles in Publisher’s Weekly. Scroll through to K for…

Picture These Gorgeous Cats

While you’re anxiously awaiting the release of My Cat Isis, take a look at some of my other favourite picture books about cats. (I’ve linked to amazon.ca pages for more information, but you can order any still in print from your local independent bookstore.) Clever…

My First Picture Book

My picture book, My Cat Isis, is due for release in March 2011, but my clever publisher, Kids Can Press, already has it listed on the web. Check out their forthcoming Spring 2011 list. I’m there as official Kids Can Press author. The book exists on Amazon, Chapters, Barnes and Noble –…

Where do you get your Ideas?

The new kitten People always ask writers, “Where do you get your ideas?” (Okay, not many people have asked me that yet, but once I have more titles to my credit, they’ll start asking.) Really good ideas for a book – the sort of premises Michael Chricton…

Fall Faves

Writing isn’t going so well for me just now–I’m scattered among different projects and I keep going back and forth between two possible plot directions in my sequel to All Good Children. Not good. I don’t like writing blind. I don’t want to whine — that’s why I haven’t…

Exercise and Anglerfish

I intended to exercise this morning but my pets conspired against me. I haven’t exercised for twelve days due to a bout of bronichiitis that shows no sign of improvement. I fear that all my weight-lifting gains are fading fast. Compare me twelve days ago (left) to me…

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