Monthly Archives: January 2008


Surprise Getaway 7

I’m registered for a course tomorrow on the Canadian Publishing industry. It’s being taught by a former president of Penguin Books Canada at a somewhat distant university. However, naturally enough for living in Canada, the forecast is for freezing rain anywhere north of Toronto – and of course, they specifically […]


Now THAT’s snow … 2

Update on the Mid Winter Kick in the Pants Challenge: My weekly goal was 4,000 words, and I hit over 6,000 words. Woohoo. I’m going to see if I can increase it this week even though I know I’m definitely not going to be able to write on Tuesday. And […]


Blog Birthday 5

Exactly one year ago today, I posted my first blog. Exactly one year ago this month, I joined the RWA after attending the Toronto Romance Writers Romance 101 course taught by Margaret Moore earlier in the month. And realized I’d come home. I’d finally found a writers’ group that could […]


Rrrrroar! 1

Amy Ruttan very kindly roared at me today. And I loved it! (I really needed it, this week’s been tough – however I more than exceeded my goals for Christine d’Abo‘s Mid-Winter Kick in the Pants challenge. I set my weekly goal as 4,000 words and today I hit 6,000 […]


Ways to Distract you 4

Yesterday I wrote 1300 words on my story, and so far today I’ve written 1400. So I am on my way to this week’s goal of 4000. (I won’t think about how Gizmo Guy managed to write 5,000 words on his manuscript yesterday – grrr, show off!) I would have […]


What a waste 5

A few years ago, I got up the nerve to post some of my writing online and had a faithful reader comment that she saw the hero I’d written being played by Heath Ledger. At the time I’d never seen him so I rented A Knight’s Tale and had the […]