Tag Archives: Stories in the North

Yay, yay, first of May…

Well, the third, now. May first is, in the pagan faith, the first day of summer. Yeah, tell that to the weather gods here in beautiful Wharncliffe, where there is still snow on the ground in spite of the rain. … Continue reading

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A literary week…

I’ve had a literary week this week. On Thursday I spent the day filling out my Writers’ Reserve grant applications and mailing them. Thirty dollars on postage – yikes!! But it’s well worth it. Friday I took part in Stories … Continue reading

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Writing contest!

Stories in the North is holding a short story contest! Today they revealed the theme – summer outdoors. The theme has to be a part of the story, but doesn’t need to be the central thing about the story. Genre … Continue reading

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A day with Susie Moloney

On May 4th (which is, incidentally, Star Wars Day – “May the Fourth be with you!”) self-described horrorista Susie Moloney was the guest writer at Stories in the North. It was a good day, even if I am a member … Continue reading

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Strutting one’s stuff

It’s always a surprise to me that many writers won’t read their work in public. I think one of the big kicks of being a writer is getting to see first hand how your audience responds to your work. Stories … 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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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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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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“Shepherd” at Chapters and Amazon!

“Shepherd in Residence” is now available for pre-order at Chapters and Amazon! It’s completely thrilling to see my book there! For the first month – that is, until the end of April – I’m making this offer. Send me proof … Continue reading

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My Weekend Off

Those of us who grew up in the sixties and seventies remember Superwoman. I’m not talking about the female counterpart to Superman (who was always called “Supergirl” anyway – and that’s a whole other rant). No, I’m talking about the … Continue reading

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