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!
A workshop on action at the Cloverdale library.
Came across this article I wrote in 2012 while working on a draft of what would later become Rise of the One-Eyed King. https://issuu.com/wordworks/docs/wordworks_fall_2012_writing_for_children_and_youth/10
How I researched Rise of the One-Eyed King.
It's been a long while since I last posted, and has this summer been filled with many transitions. Each time I thought, "I should blog this change," something else occurred and I decided it best to wait. Then it was something else, and something else. It got me thinking about the importance of not giving … Continue reading What You Do Matters
Just taught my final class at Place des Arts for the foreseeable future. While it was sad to say goodbye, it was an amazing feeling to have so many students want me to stay. Ended the semester with full classes, and rumours of a wait list for the next. (I'll be leaving things in good … Continue reading Last Class at Place des Arts
Had Jonathan Dalton speak to my class about graphic novels. My class came up with this character, a peg-legged ex-dragon slayer now turned soybean farmer who farms with a spork/shovel. (Sporkvel?) What do you think?
Over the last few weeks, I taught several workshops at Place des Arts in Coquitlam. My afternoons were spent with the 8-12 year olds, working on comics that they starred in. How did I do that, you may ask? First, the students created characters - completely independently and not as a group. (I find this … Continue reading Summer Workshops