Canadian, Events

Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference at IFOA

Remember when I said I would be blogging more? Well this week I'll be stepping out of the realm of children's literature to blog for the Edinburgh World Writer's Conference, part of the International Festival of Authors held in Toronto this week. Learn more about this conference here. The topics covered by panels of eclectic… Continue reading Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference at IFOA

Canadian, Events, Words That Start With B

B is for Brigantine Room… is not so much for Quill and Quire, but I am excited about that, too, despite the lack of an appropriate B word. October is shaping up to be pretty spectacular, starting with the October issue of Quill and Quire, Canada's magazine of book news and reviews. On page 37 is a great review… Continue reading B is for Brigantine Room…

Canadian, Censorship, Events, Words That Start With B

A Whirlwind of a Week

What a week! I've been run off my feet doing this and that and have had very little reading time, let alone writing time. However, a few things have happened this week that I wanted to share. On Robert Munsch... The beloved storyteller and author went public recently about his struggles with manic depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder,… Continue reading A Whirlwind of a Week