Covers are a Funny Business

Covers are a Funny Business

So, a friend of mine informed me that there was another cover using my book image – imagine the shock and horror! I understand the need – it is a beautiful, if melancholy, cover – but it shocked me that they would want to use it. And, to be honest,...

Update on the Disaster

I’m told by a certain computer guru friend that he has been able to save the work from my hard drive as well as all the photos archived there. A huge sigh of relief by me. And from others, Why don’t you back up? It’s a question that continues to...

Forms of Inspiration

We took a trip to Ka’anapali this summer, and when I returned a friend said to me, ‘Well, it must have been relaxing – you wouldn’t have to see any “sites” there’. The assumption, I suppose, being that because it was Hawaii,...
The ReLit Awaards

The ReLit Awaards

Natural Disasters was longlisted for the ReLit Awards, ‘the  country’s pre-eminent literary prize recognizing independent presses’ [The Globe & Mail].
The Bloomin’ Blooms

The Bloomin’ Blooms

I will admit, straightaway, that I am a sunshine person, someone who loves all things to do with summer – dresses, sandals, flowers that keep blooming, bbqs, sitting out all night long, pitchers of sangria.  And, so, it might make sense that I have been...