Readers’ Favorite (U.S.) Review

I should be used to this by now, but I’m not. With every positive comment for my latest novel, Torn Asunder, I’m thrilled and excited all over again. This one is especially gratifying as the reviewer talks about the key theme of the book (ie – how we influence others). Read the review below. Looking […]

Easter Harvest

My Round 1 Submission for the NYC Midnight Short Story Contest Update April 3, 2019: My story was selected #1 in my heat. Now I’m on to Round 2! The assignment was: 1. Genre: Action/Adventure 2. Subject: A Harvest 3. Character: A Truck Driver Emmet Ryan woke with a start. He lay still for a […]

Feeling Grateful

Spring seems to have finally arrived in Southern Ontario and it brings with it a renewed sense of purpose as the grass greens and buds hint at the arrival of new leaves. It’s with this joy in all things gardening that I’m especially honoured to be the recipient of a Len Cullen Scholarship. This (one […]

Celebrating Success

What does success look like? Like a chameleon, it takes on different colours and forms depending on the time in one’s life. For me, the time may come when being Shortlisted  for an award like the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize may not be enough to warrant the great excitement; the throbbing heart; the near giddy joy that […]