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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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My Favourite Books in 2015

I know this is late for a ‘Best of 2015′ post, but 2015 was the busiest year of my life, and I’m still playing catch-up. Hence I didn’t read as much as I’d have liked in 2015. I probably only … Continue reading

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Updates, Tales from the Black and Blog Tour

It’s been a month since I updated my blog. In my defense, it’s a busy time. Two small children, a full-time job and a first novel coming out do not leave a lot of time for anything else. Plus I … Continue reading

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How to Write a Novel

When I decided to write a novel, I sat down and wrote it. This turned out to be a terrible idea. The draft I ended up with was unreadable. It contained every obvious rookie mistake. Then I started to learn … Continue reading

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