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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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