November 2018

CANSCAIP’s Packaging Your Imagination Conference! I won’t be attending in person, but I look forward to watching the Virtual PYI sessions!

December 2018

CANSCAIP Author Signing Event: Nearly 50 local Canadian authors from CANSCAIP will be signing and talking Canadian kids books on December 12th between 4 and 7 at Yonge-Eglinton Indigo

CANSCAIP meeting December 12

January 2019

Teaching begins for Children’s Books course at Centennial College–first time in winter term!

Teaching begins for Memoir Level One, through Toronto District School Board’s Continuing Education programs

Teaching begins for Creative Writing, through Oshawa Senior Citizens’ Centre

Hoping to attend Daniel Scott Tysdal workshop with Writers Community of York Region January 13

CANSCAIP meeting January 9

February 2019

Hoping to attend WCDR meeting February 9, with a First Responders Panel coming to speak

Hoping to attend Writers’ Community of York Region meeting February 10, with York Police coming to speak–a good research weekend for writing contemporary YA!

CANSCAIP meeting February 13

March 2019

CANSCAIP meeting March 13

“Middle Grade Magic” virtual event through the School Library Journal, March 27

April 2019

CANSCAIP meeting April 10

Teaching begins for Memoir Level One, through Toronto District School Board’s Continuing Education programs

Teaching begins for Creative Writing, through Oshawa Senior Citizens’ Centre

May 2019

CANSCAIP meeting May 8

June 2019

CANSCAIP meeting June 12

Looking Beyond: 

Providing Blue Pencil sessions at the WCYR Conference, October 28

CANSCAIP’s PYI Conference, November 2019

Writer Unboxed Un-Conference, November 2019

Guest speaker at upcoming WCYR session, 2019-20