The Calgary Young Writers Conference 2018

The Calgary Young Writers Conference 2018

The Calgary Young Writers Conference: a magical convergence of 1200 students in grades 4-8 with 40+ authors offering an array of workshops at Robert Thirsk High School. Both the view and the day were inspiring!

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From the Sage to the Page

From the Sage to the Page

I first met Steven in 2003 when he was Executive Director at the Sage Hill Writing Experience. He’s been a booster, mentor, and guide ever since. Thanks for the wisdom and advice, Steven, and for writing this article about my book journey.

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A Chinook Christmas

A Chinook Christmas

In those frenzied final shopping days before Christmas, I was feeling wistful for Christmases past. It all seemed a little gentler, somewhere in my 1960s childhood, as we waited for the gradual arrival of Christmas at Chinook Centre. Do you remember this?

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The First  Launch is the Sweetest

The First Launch is the Sweetest

I dropped into the launch of Dropout: One Family’s Story by author Leslie GavelĀ at Calgary’s Memorial Park Library on Thursday, September 7th. It was a memorable evening worth blogging about.

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Fall 2018

Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower. ~ Albert Camus

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