2017 had a pretty rough start for me,but it finished extremely strong. When I look back on the year I feel pretty happy about the accomplishments I have made. I'm almost done my lib tech course, I began learning the ukulele, adopted a dog, took some road trips, wrote a new book, started submitting my work to publishers, and I met a really amazing woman.
Last week, I participated in a signing with some pretty fantastic people. The scary part of doing book signings is that you never know if anyone will show up--it has, on occasion, just been myself sitting at a table while passersby avert their gaze and ignore me. A common plight of being an author.
Last night I had the pleasure of seeing long-time friend Jeremy Tankard launch his newest creation, Hungry Bird, at Vancouver Kidsbooks. As a library tech who does storytimes with preschoolers, I'm familiar with his other books. A favourite with the kids is Grumpy Bird, as you can read the book as an interactive with the … Continue reading Jeremy Tankard’s Hungry Bird Booklaunch
It's August 1st, which makes it paperback book release day! Happy birthday to a story that I spent almost six years writing. To buy a copy: Paper back edition. Paperback edition with Opendyslexic font. Kindle Edition.
Took a road trip to Shannon Falls today with a friend of mine, and as we were walking along the trails we came across a sign that warned about the safety of the hike and a caution that you'd best be prepared. She and I hadn't discussed what we'd be bringing, but we compared our … Continue reading Dyslexia in the Zombie Apocalypse