Thanks so much Ari, from Ravenous for Reads, I'm honoured that you took time over Christmas to read and review Y'keta. Take a moment to check out their blog and see what they thought of the Sky Road! Ravenous for Reads The next installment of the Sky Road is taking shape and looks to be … Continue reading Y’keta gets a great review!
About a year ago I was invited to take part in an experiment. Twenty authors from various genres came together to create the fictional town of Peace Montana. Each of us will contribute a novella to the series, a romance highlighting the diverse stories and people that have drifted across the prairie to settle in … Continue reading Are you searching for Peace?
Socks don’t have eyes, everyone knows that, but I could still see. My elastic wrinkled back and the blue paisley pattern my owner was so proud of faded to a sickly vomit green. The smell was overpowering! Every time the hamper was opened I prayed that someone would see me, but all that happened was … Continue reading Socks – A Sob Story.
One of the biggest challenges to me as a writer is my tendency to live most of my life buried deep in my own mind. This can lead to my prose being, what my editor calls ‘heady.’ I wonder if you feel the same? The people in my mind are vivid, emotional, real, in a … Continue reading Get Out Of Your Head!
So we wear the poppy, go to the cenotaph and maybe watch a movie to feel patriotic. Then what? My family has always honoured the men and women who stand in the November cold and watch with sad, quiet eyes as the pipes play and the jets fly over one more time. Each year there are … Continue reading Remembrance has to be more than a day.
Visit the sleepy little town of Peace, Montana a farming community in the heart of Big Sky Country. Founded over 100 years ago, although mostly charming and friendly, an undercurrent of secrecy and danger lurks where its least expected. Peace is home to some amazing people and the folks of Peace know how to have … Continue reading Discover Peace
Today I am happy to be part of Writers Persevere!, an event that authors Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi are running for the next few days to celebrate their release of their newest book, The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Psychological Trauma. This book looks at the difficult experiences embedded in our character’s … Continue reading Celebrating Perseverance in the Writing Community
I'm always on the lookout for new resources to improve my writing and pass on to my author friends, so when anything new by Angela Ackerman comes out, I'm right up there with my pre-order flag waving! This book couldn't come at a better time for me since I'm writing my way through the death … Continue reading Emotional Thesaurus!
Thanks so much to Cat Imb, fearless blogger at The Reading Cat for fostering Y'keta during this years Foster An Author week! Check out her blog, she's got great reviews, excerpts and give-aways galore! You can find her at http://thereadingcat.weebly.com or on facebook at @the.reading.cat.book.reviews.
Yesterday, I was approached by an English teacher from a local private school who wants to use Y'keta in her class. This makes two Calgary schools that have asked me for copies of Y'keta to use as examples of character development and world-building. I didn't ever imagine my little Y'keta receiving such a great reception. … Continue reading Y’keta goes to school