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I am 99.9% done editing One Shot, the second Talia Sunborn short story.  It’s out for its final spit and polish edit. So it may be released as early as Monday. Yeah, Monday sounds like a good day. Both Talia stories are background to my novel, Nets to Catch the Wind. It’s a full length, high fantasy Read more…


Mechanicsville fans will be happy to know that I am writing draft 1 of book 3 (title to be determined) during Nanowrimo.  Yes, by Nov 30th I will have 50,000 words of a terrible first draft to be polished into the further adventures of Samantha, Ashley and Faraj. So an edited version will be for sale this Read more…


So this Friday starts one of my favourite writing/ fan cons. Can-Con, the Canadian Conference of speculative fiction… or something like that. It’s science fiction and fantasy fans, costumes, panels, workshops, writers, agents, publishers, editors, stufftobuy! It has workshops taught by award-winning authors! And I gave a seminar last year, and will likely give it again next year. Read more…


First off, Today is my birthday! I got THE BEST quilting/ sewing/ embroidery machine ever!  It not only has the embroidery hoop and about a hundred pre-programmed stitches, you can add stitches from jpgs!  My old sewing machine, a lovely, easy to use, basic model will be going to a friend. She needs a well behaved machine. Read more…


Right now I’m reading Val McDermid’s article on her writing routine. She gets up at 9am, starts working by 11. This is me! I get up around 830am, drag my bones out to get dressed, have a coffee, and am at the computer by 10. I then do email and blogs for a while, just like her. Read more…


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