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Giller Prize

And the Winner is … Me?

I’m thrilled to announce that this site has just won the Versatile Blogger Award, an honour given by wordpress.com (the company hosting my blog) to sites that demonstrate some degree of awesomeness. Only a matter of time before the Giller shows up. The rules surrounding this prestigious award appear somewhat […]

April 3, 2013

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Home from “The Frith”

My brain is tired.  I’ve spent a week discussing such abstract concepts as narrative mode and shifting perspective with some of the most talented writers I’ve ever had the privilege of meeting.  I’m a creature who seeks balance though, so now I’m craving a dose of the concrete routine of […]

October 29, 2012

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Book Update: Good News and a Wee Confession

The good news is that I get to work with Lisa Moore in October.  The wee confession is that I’m not working toward the November 30 deadline anymore. Let me explain. From October 22-27, I’ll be attending the Piper’s Frith writer’s workshop organized by the Literary Arts Foundation of Newfoundland […]

September 10, 2012

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When in doubt, spit it out

Yesterday was nuts.  Errand day makes me tired and cranky, so you can imagine the mood I was in 10:00 last night when I finally sat down to work on the book.  I’m at a point in chapter five when two of my main characters meet for the first time, […]

July 12, 2012

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