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...
Sneak peek: My new young-adult adventure novel

Sneak peek: My new young-adult adventure novel

Stowaway won’t be out till August, but you can already pre-order it on Amazon or Chapters, or at any bookstore. And today I’m offering a peek view of (drum roll….) my next young-adult adventure novel! SUMMARY: People-smuggling is a very current topic...