I'm pretty excited about attending this conference again this year! Not only does it mean a roadtrip to Kamloops, but I also get to meet some fantastic authors both of the professional and aspiring kind.
At noon today I'm doing a reading on a pop-up radio station called Leave Your Mark FM outside the Richmond Cultural Centre. In honour of the event, you can get the Kindle version of Rise of the One-Eyed King FREE. For more information on the pop up radio station, follow this link!
On Saturday, August 25th, I participated in Pandora Collective's Summer Dream Literary Arts Festival. I was a featured author in the children's author tent, where I gave a 30-minute talk about what inspires me as a writer. Later that day, I gave a one-hour talk on publishing - focusing on the difference between getting paid to publish … Continue reading Summer Dreams Literary Arts Festival
Come out and meet your local authors at one of Vancouver’s most lively literary arts festivals! CWILL BC will have a table promoting authors in your community. As well, kc dyer and James McCann will be reading from the children’s tent from 4:30-5:30 p.m., and will also be celebrating* their new books Ms. Zephyr’s Notebook … Continue reading Summer Dreamin’
The Spring Book Hatching was a resounding success! With anywhere from 300-500 people (depending on who you ask), we kept a packed house of revolving (meaning not the same all day) people who came out to meet their local authors. A big thanks goes out to the Spring Book Hatching planning committee, namely kc dyer, … Continue reading Spring Book Hatching 2007!
What one student had to say... In school, we are told to suppress our creativity. We have to write generic essays, follow one formula for math and learn certain words in French class. Last spring, I got the wonderful opportunity to go to a writers conference. Each student at the conference got to go to … Continue reading A Great Review
For those of you attending Book Expo in Toronto this weekend, or the Spring Book Hatching here in Vancouver, this is a poster that you can pick up. The poster was designed by Andrea Armstrong, a very talented graphic designer. The character was drawn by Jen Moore, who has done artwork for TV (such as … Continue reading Nearly Forgot About Book Expo & SBH