Today was the second day of WWC 2017 in Calgary, and I was having too much fun! Now you have to remember something, Guy Gavriel Kay is one of the keynote speakers at WWC this year, and he is one of 'those' authors to me. He is the one whose words I read when I … Continue reading When Words Collide 2017 – the tragedy that almost was.
This month I’ve been learning about frailty, the kind of mental and physical uncertainty that freezes you solid at the thought of moving forward, and then breaks your heart because there is no going back. Like every life, every story, and every character has a point at which it is heart-breakingly frail, where the characters … Continue reading Truth, Hope, Belief.
Required: Active male companion for frail senior, all expenses covered, must be willing to travel. The ad was irresistible. The reality was a Geritol driven hell. “That’s it!” Rory shoved his shaggy brown hair out of his eyes and slung the despised paisley oxygen carrier from one shoulder to the other “One more whine, one … Continue reading Reposting in honour of Harry’s Birthday.
One of the ironies of childhood is that our first introduction to reading often comes in the form of fairy tales and myths in which magic, mysticism, fantastical creatures and mysterious realms app… Source: A Chat with Sandra Hurst
I've met so many good people and learned so much since I started working with the literary community on the internet. People who have been in the 'book biz' either from the writing, or the publishing/sales and marketing sides of the equation. I'd like you to meet some of these great people and have been … Continue reading Changes are coming…
I had a sales and signing table at a local Indigo/Chapters store today . The staff were amazing! A huge thank you to Richard, Dallas, the other Richard, and everyone else at the Signal Hill location. I ended up selling a fair number of books and having a great day talking to people. Some of … Continue reading Book signing at Chapters/Indigo.
Thank you, Indie Wish List for letting Y'keta's blog tour stop at your door today! Check them out at Indiewishlist.
I'm so honoured to be a part of Volume 2 of Coloring Under the Covers. An adult colouring book featuring some of today's hottest authors, along with up-and-coming new talent, side by side with colouring pages based on their works. If you love to colour, love to read, and want to add new authors to your … Continue reading Coloring Under the Covers
Every writer thinks that their book is good, if they didn't it would never move from the computer, to the editor, to the printer, and on to the people. BUT, every writer, at least every one that I've ever spoken to, is crippled by the fear that it just isn't good enough. I know this … Continue reading An end to Baboon Crap!
Good morning Walkers! The Book Town is hosting Y'keta on the blog tour today! I'm so honoured to have the opportunity to visit all these great book sites. If you are searching the blogosphere today, drop by and say hello to them!