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
Thanks so much to Edward Gray for inviting me to do a "Meet the Author" guest post on his blog! An aspiring mystery writer, Edward is a Calgary mystery author's I had the privilege to meet during signings at Chapters/Indigo Signal Hill. It was great to talk to another bookaholic and to share stories about the … Continue reading Y’keta in the blogosphere.
A soft echo of cursing drifts from the bedroom as a minion on my tablet yells "BELLO"* WTH- an email notification at 6am! I run into the bedroom to grab the tablet before it wakes the fuzzball; too late-it's up. Good morning, I'm sorry, kiss, coffee.. all's well in the house. Now, who's emailing me … Continue reading Morning at my house.
As a writer there is nothing that excites me like hearing that my book is making new friends. Thank you so much to the amazing reader who sent me pictures of Y'keta out and about enjoying the fall sunshine.
I am very proud and happy to announce that Y'keta has been awarded a Crowned Heart Review from InD'tale magazine. The novel was then featured in the magazine's September issue. Here is what they said: FANTASY: "Y’Keta" is an epic fantasy story set in an ancient world, where the Sky Road offers a way to the stars. Y’Keta, … Continue reading Y’keta receives an award!
Starting this weekend I'll be doing a guest blog and some book reviews for Opal Publishing (opalpublishing.com.) I'm really excited about the opportunity to work with Opal and look forward to sharing this new journey with you! https://www.facebook.com/opalpublishing/posts/1402125743241295
Our lives are surrounded by concepts and media portrayals of conflict. Discrimination, hate, war, and greed have become a deluge that follows us from our homes ...to our work places and even into our churches and social lives. Trying to stay dry in this unending rain of negativity requires some fancy footwork and a very … Continue reading That hateful rain.
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.