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I’m such a liar!

I have been forced to lie, prevaricate and otherwise conceal the truth for the last three weeks or so, ever since I found out that I had, indeed, won the award I was shortlisted for. Just in case you’ve forgotten, … Continue reading

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Learning curve

On my drive down to Ottawa last Friday I stopped in at the library in Blind River to give them a poster for the upcoming Open Mike at Stories in the North. They were having a book sale. I swear … Continue reading

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Shortlisted!

Today I got an email from my publisher, Laurence Steven of Scrivener Press. I quote: “Hi Elizabeth, “Shepherd in Residence has just been short-listed for the Ontario Library Services-North Louise de Kiriline Lawrence Award for non-fiction! Congratulations!” This is way … Continue reading

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One year on…

It’s not quite a year since Shepherd in Residence was published. I received my first royalty cheque this week, and sales, while not what we’d hoped (sell it all out! Have to print another thousand!) were, in my view, respectable. … Continue reading

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Still floating…

Way back when “Erik the Viking Sheep” was published, I got a little newsletter from Scholastic about reading in public. It discussed things like how long a reading might be, what you should charge for it and so on, but … Continue reading

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The Shepherd is launched!

What a weekend! I’ve written about the Thessalon launch at the Shepherd in Residence blog. Here I’d like to talk a bit about the two workshops. After the sumptuous dinner Friday night, courtesy of our own Dr. Blois, I had … Continue reading

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Me ‘n’ Marilyn Monroe

Let my just ‘fess up right now – I’m still flying from Tuesday night! The evening was exhilarating and full of good talk, good stories and poetry, and good food and drink, and you can read all about it here … Continue reading

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It takes teamwork

Today was an early and busy day for me. Tomorrow I travel down to the Art Gallery of Sudbury to Laurence Steven’s launch for the Scrivener Press spring lineup. While it might seem on the face of it that I … Continue reading

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Voice and page

Right now I’m revelling in the pleasure of having “Shepherd in Residence” out in the world, and in my hands. It’s a great pleasure, believe me! One of the best parts of it is hearing what others have to say … Continue reading

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We pause for the happy dance

Thursday I had one of those days that is the raison d’être of writers. I got my books. Three of us are on the spring list from Scrivener Press; Mark Dunn, Bonnie Kogos and me, and we’re all holding launch … Continue reading

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