A. Love well. Serve well. Share well.
A. Writing a novel. Woot!
A. "But." BUT, it's not my fault. I'd like to be more unilateral, BUT there are a lot of variables in life.
A. Meg, from A Wrinkle in Time.
A. I would have made an excellent medieval queen. Oooh... the power! The control! Cue evil laughter...
My husband has been taking a course all week in the assessment of ADLs. That’s OT-speak for Activities of Daily Living. Basically, he’s assessing whether or not people can manage their lives independently. There are physical components to this. (Do … Continue reading →
I’m extra verklempt this Remembrance Day, because I’ve been researching and writing about the World War I battle of Passchendaele recently. I’ve read about soldiers trapped in miles of mud, covered in lice, drowning in shell holes, tortured by rats … Continue reading →
My Insklingers writing group compatriot Kallie George has a new book coming out after Christmas, called Clover’s Luck. It’s the first in her Magical Animal Adoption Agency series, published by Disney/Hyperion in the U.S. and by HarperCollins in Canada. Kallie … Continue reading →
I’m talking to myself this morning, practicing to be part of YA: The Trilogy at the Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library tomorrow. There’s a whole slew of local YA writers presenting and reading, including Sara Leach, Carrie Mac, … Continue reading →
Whew! What a week! I spent the first half at various writing-related events, such as a brilliant conversation between Elizabeth Stewart, Susin Nielsen, and Cory Doctorow at the Vancouver International Writers Festival. That half of the week ended with a … Continue reading →
We took the kids to see Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day yesterday. They liked it, but I loved it. I thought it was hilarious. Even before the family got to the day in question, I … Continue reading →