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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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Transferral Book Launch!

I’m so excited to announce my official book launch. This is all really happening!

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Alternate Versions of London in Film and TV

A little while ago, I posted about my favourite novels featuring alternative versions of London (other than mine). I promised a follow-up post on alternative film and TV versions of London. It’s a slightly shorter list, I’m afraid. I’m more … Continue reading

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On the Hugo Awards and Villainy

I don’t believe that anyone is a write-off as a human. Especially not thousands of people. Yet, in the recent Hugo Awards, around 1,800 people voted for the slate of the Sad/Rabid Puppies. A group that most media outlets have … Continue reading

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Word on the Street

I’m going to be on a panel at the Word on the Street Toronto festival on Sunday September 27th. It’s being held at Harbourfront. I love Word on the Street. It’s a festival I’ve attended regularly for years. I’ve gone … Continue reading

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