Got word on Saturday that the Alexandra Writers want to include the one-day workshop I am developing in their fall calendar. Life Into Story: Transforming Experiences Into Fiction will run 10 — 3:30 on Saturday, September 26 at the Alexandra Centre, 922 – 9 Ave. SE. Which incidentally was the scene of a punk show […]
Had this baby on vinyl many years ago. Very happy to hear it again: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTCYLbFxTpI Apparently, Little Roger and The Goosebumps were sued by Page and Plant for this one. Dudes, lighten up!
School ended on Thursday, which also happened to be my 46th birthday. School often ends on my birthday; when I was a child I regarded this as a mark of favour from the gods. Now I see it for the curse that it really is. It just adds insult to injury, is all. Oh, well. […]
Had you told me even a couple of months ago that I would be submitting an illustrated sonnet to an actual magazine, like I did just now, I would have laughed. But the older I get the more I have to just shrug and remember: Never say never. I actually did have a couple of […]
It looks that way, judging by Thistledown’s new fall catalogue. The info about Nothing Sacred is here, on page five: http://www.thistledownpress.com/images/2009fallcat.pdf So I’m thinking that “Western Canadian co-author tour” mentioned in the Publicity and Marketing section would be a trip with the Fictionistas program. A number of Western Canadian publishers send women authors with new […]
Although I did not win this year’s CAA Exporting Alberta Award (that honour went to Karen Bass’ young adult novel Run Like Jager) I had a swell time reading and schmoozing with the Alberta branch crowd, as I always do. The readings were excellent and I’m sure the judges had a tough time picking a […]