Monthly Archives: January 2013

I’m going to be cheating a lot.

Because, like I said a few days ago…I’m busy. So I’m going to be stealing stuff from other websites and sharing. It’s not illegal. It’s just, maybe, a tad lazy. So, if you’re an aspiring author, take the time to read … Continue reading

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I’m busy.

My first priority at this time has to be my book. Though the pundits are forever bellowing at me to keep my blog current, I need to finish A Bother of Bodies and get on with the next book. Another … Continue reading

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Maple!

I always check literary agent Janet Reid’s blog during my morning rituals. Imagine my surprise when I click on there today and see a picture of my dog, Maple! http://jetreidliterary.blogspot.ca/ Of course, it’s not my Maple, but it sure looks … Continue reading

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World’s Biggest Book Store

Almost twenty-five years ago, Val, one of my best friends since we were six, was told she had five years to live. Cancer. She proved them wrong but the effects from the chemo and radiation have made her life downright … Continue reading

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If you love a good picture…

…be sure to check out the following link. National Geographic has announced it photograph contest winners. Amazing pictures. The squirrel stuck in the snow, the tiger shaking off water; they’re all inspiring. http://blogs.shawconnect.ca/travel/national-geographic-photo-contest-winners/

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Trivia question

I’ve been away all week in Toronto with my pal Val…more on that later… and that’s why I haven’t been blogging. So, for now, a quick post. Everybody knows Clint Eastwood played Harry Callahan in the Dirty Harry movies, but did … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

Not me, unfortunately. Though I did get an honourable mention from Janet Reid, affectionately knows as The Shark because, as a New York literary agent, she tells it like it is and she doesn’t spare the teeth. She thought my story … Continue reading

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