Structuring the Novel, June 13th

I’m happy to be putting on this webinar for Airdrie Public Library in conjunction with the Writers’ Guild of Alberta: Saturday, June 13, 2020 1:00 – 2:30 pm, online Free for WGA members and Airdrie Public Library members; $20 for non-members Structure is what gives your novel backbone. In this workshop, we’ll discuss ways to […]

Vermin and Other Stories

I’ve been sitting on this news for a couple of days, but now that I have a contract in hand I am very pleased to announce that my new collection of short stories, at this point entitled Vermin and Other Stories, will be published by Enfield and Wizenty this fall! I am so looking forward […]

Storied City Opening

I’m excited for tonight’s opening of Storied City: Early Calgary Through the Eyes of Writers at the Lougheed House. I can’t wait to see the show co-curator Shaun Hunter has put together, based on the idea of a literary dinner hosted by Lady Lougheed in 1923. The Calgary Herald ran an interview with Shaun this […]

Here’s The Scoop on Airdrie Author Series

I had a great time at Airdrie Public Library last week meeting Airdrie writers, reading, and talking about the writing biz.  Thanks again to Chantal Patton at APL for the invite! And thanks to Phoenix Phillips, who interviewed Chantal and myself for this week’s episode of Here’s The Scoop on Airdrie. You can see it […]

Airdrie Public Library

Looking forward to starting off 2020 with a visit to Airdrie Public Library this Wednesday, January 8. Things will get started at 6:30, and I’ll be reading from my books and leading an open discussion. I understand there will also be refreshments! Come and join us for a fun evening.

“The Hardest Part”

I’m very pleased that my short story “The Hardest Part” has found a home in online Canadian literary magazine Agnes and True, and is up for the reading as of now. Many thanks to  everyone at Agnes and True, especially editor Julie McArthur for her thoughtful edit. And while you’re there, stay and read some of the […]