Updates on my cancer journey are collected here, in chronological order with most recent appearing at the bottom. Some are password protected – please contact me for the password, as a temporary measure.
Listen to this fantastic interview by Jo Jordon for Studio K! This is the third time I’ve had the opportunity to be interviewed by Jo. My first interview was about my volunteer work, and the second was with Kai and it centred on our trip to Iceland. She asks wonderful questions and always seems soContinue reading “Audio: Interview by Jo Jordon for Hunter’s Bay Radio – Writing and the 2018 Muskoka Novel Marathon”
This year, I am shifting gears and aim to complete a novella, which is defined as a short novel or long short story (seriously). Novellas have between 7500 and 40 000 words, which is shorter for me, but my goal is to complete the piece and edit it in time for submission. I’ve had years where I didn’t even have time to spellcheck! And the idea I have for this year, well… It’s really special. And yes, there will be lesbians!
If you donate through the link provided, I may be lucky enough to secure a spot in next year’s marathon. So not only are you support literacy, but you may help me write more stories for lesbians – of which there can never be enough!
Listen to my 15-minute interview with Christine Cowley! Christine is HBR’s ‘Storylines’ host. She is an incredibly dynamic, supportive, and interesting woman who contacted me as a fellow Muskoka Novel Writing Marathon marathoner and supporter of women and nature. I talk about the connection between backpacking, writing, and women’s liberation!
Tips for writers of any genre, any experience, any level of “expertise”. In this video I discuss some tips that work for me, some that don’t, and my journey with all-consuming self-doubt.
I also discuss the Novel Writing Marathon that I participate in every year. If you would like to donate to support Literacy Services and help me secure a spot next year, please click this link: https://tinyurl.com/y7s87br7
Website for the artist of “Cosmic”, seen in video: http://www.joyfulpaints.com/