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GG Finalist Cheryl Rainfield

Exciting news! My friend Cheryl Rainfield is a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for her novel, Scars! She’s quite understandably thrilled. It’s a wonderful, and well-deserved honour. If you haven’t read her book yet, you need to! Here she … Continue reading

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Cheryl Rainfield Television Interview

I’ve mentioned my friend Cheryl Rainfield, author of Scars, on this blog. She just sent me a link to an interview she did for Daytime Toronto. It’s well worth watching! Cheryl’s Interview on YouTube

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Book Launches

This is book launch week! Last Tuesday was the launch of “Writescape: Inspiration Station“, a book of writing exercises put together by my friends and writing group partners┬áRuth Walker and Gwynn Scheltema. The writing exercise book came about as a … Continue reading

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Book Launch, School Presentation, Deadline!

Lots of blog-worthy news lately. Not a lot of time for blog writing. Book Launch My book launch, held on May 15 at Blue Heron Books in Uxbridge, was a huge success. There were more than 50 people there–far more … Continue reading

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Free Teacher’s Guide for Boarder Patrol

Orca makes all of their teacher’s guides free for download. The one for Boarder Patrol just went up! Boarder Patrol isn’t available yet, but here’s the link to the teacher’s guide. Enjoy! ­čÖé

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Book Launch Date Change! May 15, 2010

Due to a conflict with Book Expo Canada (which, oddly enough, appears to lack a proper web site), the book launch for Boarder Patrol is being changed. Same wonderful location, slightly earlier date. New information: Boarder Patrol Book Launch Blue … Continue reading

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Of ARCs and Aliens

It’s been a busy writing week with lots to report. Hence the utter lack of blog updates. When things are happening, I find it hard to make time to write about it, thus my news here tends to be sadly … Continue reading

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School Presentation at Sir Wm. Stephenson

Yesterday afternoon, Cheryl Rainfield and I presented to grade five and six classes at Sir William Stephenson public school in Whitby. I didn’t attend Stephenson, but I did attend Kathleen Rowe, the much older, much smaller and much loved school … Continue reading

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Boarder Patrol Cover Image!

My editor, Sarah Harvey at Orca Books, says I’m allowed to share this. I think it’s gorgeous. (I’ve tried to convince friends that it’s really me on the cover, but I don’t think anyone believes me.) Sarah and I just … Continue reading

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Book Launch was Brilliant

Two days ago, Cheryl Rainfield, Deb Ouellet, Charlie Hnatiuk and I launched our Dragon Speaker trilogy at Another Story bookstore in Toronto (if you haven’t been there, you need to go. Lovely bookstore, great staff. Cheryl and I are already … Continue reading

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