Contest season starts!

Remember that post from the other day about being busier than a one-armed paperhanger? Life hasn’t let up.  I went to yesterday’s Toronto Romance Writers’ monthly meeting with Alexia Reid and Kendal Ashby who also writes as Kendal Corbitt. (That

Toronto Writers Giveaway!

For the first time ever, Toronto Romance Writers is giving away a fantastic prize of books from our published authors. Lots and lots of books. Participating authors include: * Kelley Armstrong * Kate Bridges * Deborah Cooke * Claire Delacroix

Busy weekend

Note to self: do not drink a Hazelnut Coffee, and two diet Pepsi’s after 3 p.m. unless you’re willing to be wired until 5 a.m. Seriously! I’m exhausted – thanks to all that caffeine. I drove into Toronto yesterday for

Best Laid Plans …

… of mice and men often go astray. All right, I admit it, I paraphrased the quote. Robert Burns actually wrote: The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men Gang aft a-gley, An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain

Bitten and Smitten by Birds

(Apologies to Michelle Rowen for perverting her title.) Anyway, here’s my latest feathered visitor. This big fella settled in our backyard this afternoon, scaring off all the small birds he was hoping to feast on. If anyone knows exactly what

In the Company of genius …

Pop on over to Christine d’Abo’s blog for a picture taken at the annual TRW Christmas Society. You’ll be able to put faces to names you see regularly on this blog – Christine, Wylie Kinson, Amy Ruttan, Savannah Chase, and

Twice lucky!

I went to TRW’s monthly meeting which was an all day affair today since they’d brought in Margie Lawson to teach her Empowering Character Emotions Master Class. Wow, talk about inspiring! I learned about Anaphora – a device I’ve been