Unplugged! (except for August 18 book launch)

Unplugged! (except for August 18 book launch)

My annual sojourn into the boonies begins. Well, not really the boonies, just our cabin in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia. But spending the next two months there, finishing my in-progress young adult novel (!), means I’ll be without internet (except for...
Forthcoming YA novel Stowaway reviewed

Forthcoming YA novel Stowaway reviewed

The following review of my forthcoming young-adult adventure novel Stowaway is from the June 2018 issue of Resource Links (“connecting classrooms, libraries and Canadian learning resources”), page 21. Release date August 2018 but available by pre-order...
Children’s Writers Retreat, Mayne Island, BC

Children’s Writers Retreat, Mayne Island, BC

This past weekend I was privileged to hold the fourth annual Children’s Writers and Illustrators of BC (CWILL-BC) Mayne Island Writers’ Retreat in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, Canada. Our illustrious speaker was the dynamic Susin Nielsen, and...
Teachers Resource Guides (TRG’s)

Teachers Resource Guides (TRG’s)

Need a teachers resource guide for Canadian fiction? Reach for the 49th shelf of your nearest bookshelf. By that I mean there’s an exciting new source for teachers resource guides, including for my latest young-adult adventure novel, Tracker’s Canyon, and...
Tracker’s Canyon named a “best book”

Tracker’s Canyon named a “best book”

Tracker’s Canyon has been selected for inclusion in the Spring 2018 issue of Best Books for Kids & Teens from the Canadian Children’s Book Centre. That’s an honor! To learn about the story behind the writing of the book, click here and then...