Category Archives: Life

Tangled Planet and Anxiety

One of the questions that Angela Misri asked me at our panel at Word on the Street was about the reaction of Ursa (the main character of Tangled Planet) to her new world – particularly her fear at aspects of … 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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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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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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