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Word on the Street – Born a Sci Fi Hero Panel

Word on the Street Toronto is coming up! It’s on Sunday September 24. I am, as usual, terrified/excited for this. Terrified because I will be on a panel and speaking in public, and excited because I love Word on the … Continue reading

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Six Ways to Write A Book When You Are Already Stupidly Busy

I have a full-time office job, two young children (3 & 5) and I volunteer. Time is a constant challenge. My second book is coming out now, so I’m often asked how I fit in writing. The answer is – … Continue reading

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Ajax Library and Word on the Street

I will be at Ajax Library on August 23rd at 4pm to talk about writing, Transferral, Tangled Planet and trying to be brave. You can find the details here. Please come by if you are in the area! And on … Continue reading

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Sunburst and Tangled Planet

Transferral has been longlisted for the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. So exciting to be nominated! Especially since I’m once again in great company – there are books by several of my friends there –  … Continue reading

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Willow Award nomination, Transférés, and my next book

I am terrible at updating this blog. At least that means when I get around to it, I have lots of news to share. Transferral was just nominated for a Willow Award! A Snow Willow Award, to be precise. The … Continue reading

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Transferral optioned! French rights sold! Signed with an agent!

So, it’s been an exciting few weeks, and a number of things have fallen into place that I can now talk about. Firstly, Transferral got optioned! And by Temple Street Productions, no less – makers of the wonderful Orphan Black … Continue reading

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MYRCA 2017 Nomination

I found out on Monday that Transferral has been nominated for a Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Award. And I’m still so happy about it, for three reasons. Firstly – award nomination! Eeee! They like my book! Of course that is … Continue reading

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Authors for Indies, Illusionoid Podcast & General Update

Once again, it’s been too long since I updated this blog. I’ve been busy enjoying being an author and doing authorish things, as well as the day job and parenting – both of which have been even more hectic than … Continue reading

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World-building and Illusionoid

I was invited to be a part of a roundtable on world-building, along with some excellent Canadian SFF authors, by the 49th Shelf.  Charlotte Ashley had some great questions, and I found everyone else’s answers fascinating and insightful.  It was … Continue reading

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Author Events

I have some of these coming up. That and the fact that my book is in libraries and being checked out by people in places I have never heard of makes me far too excited. Getting published is this thing … Continue reading

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