Oh, What A Year!

Posted Jul 12 2012 in , , , , , , , , , ,

Today marks the one year anniversary of a day that changed my life. It was one year ago that I sat at the same table I’m sitting at now, looked out at the lake, took a deep breath and hit a button my laptop. Publish. I took a huge leap of faith and launched my […]

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Hanging With Natalie

Posted Feb 6 2012 in , , , , , ,

It’s Monday, and while the start of the week can often bring the blues, I’m very excited to kick off my week by hanging out with my good buddy Natalie Hartford. She’s been generous enough to host me over at her very blingy blog, AND we’re doing a giveaway!! Check it out. And while you’re […]

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A Case of the Grumpies at the Wordbitches

Posted Feb 3 2012 in , , , ,

It’s Friday, which means I’m blogging (sort of) over at the Wordbitches I’m talking about why I’ve had the case of the grumpies this week AND…I’ve posted a fun/annoying little video that’s made me smile. Check it out!   Visit the Wordbitches Happy Weekend Everyone!

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Presidents, Writers and Protesters…Just another weekend.

Posted Oct 21 2011 in , , , , , ,

As I was preparing to leave for the airport yesterday afternoon to jet off to Vancouver for the Surrey International Writers’ Conference, my Blackberry beeped. It was an email from the conference coordinator informing attendees that there would be increased security at the hotel due to the Economic Summit that was also taking place at […]

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Flash Fiction Challenge

Posted Sep 8 2011 in , , , , , ,

The first challenge for the Write Campaign was posted earlier this week, and when I first saw it I thought, “Nah, I don’t DO flash fiction.” Then, after a few days, and some gentle (or not)nudging by fellow campaigners and writing buds, I decided, “Why not? How bad could it be?” Well, that’s for you […]

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Time to Get Your Race On: The importance of a Holy S*** goal

Posted Jul 15 2011 in , , , , , , , , , ,

Last week I blogged about Tri’ing a Triathlon. And this Sunday, I’m getting my race on to compete in an Olympic Triathlon. I seem to have this nasty habit of setting a Holy S*** goal for myself every year. A few years ago it was a sprint triathlon, then a 200km bike ride, then last […]

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Exposing Myself or Book Launch

Posted Jul 12 2011 in , , , , , , , , , , , ,

It’s official. Nothing Stays In Vegas, is available for purchase. It’s been a long road and it hasn’t always been easy. Heck, it’s rarely easy to write a book. It’s been many months of writing, then re-writing, then throwing away a bunch of what I’d written, and writing it again. Only to get it to […]

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5 Signs It’s The Last Week of School

Posted Jun 21 2011 in , , , , , ,

Just in case you don’t have children like mine that are constantly reminding you how many days of school they have left, here are five sure signs that the end is near. When asked what they learned at school, your kids recite lines from the two feature films they watched that day. Stacks of school […]

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