When Cheryl Angst asks you to participate in the annual MACC Writer's conference for grades 6/7, the only response is to say yes and then figure out how to free your schedule. This year's all-day event had around 300 students, and 11 authors teaching them the craft.
On Friday, right after seeing the new Bat Man movie (it was AWESOME), I scooted down to the airport and picked up my Mom. She'll be visiting from Winnipeg for 10 days, so I can show her around my city and take her to the Summer Dream Literary Arts Festival this coming Saturday. Yesterday was … Continue reading Summer Vacation Day 2
On Monday I left with Lee Edward Fodi and Dan Bar-El to meet up with Kari Winters, Lori Sherrit and Kallie George at the CWC Canadian Camp 2008. This year it was held at Trinity Western University, which is a beautiful campus in Langley, BC very near Fort Langley (and the awesome Wendel's Bookstore!). On … Continue reading CWC Canada Summer Camp 2008
MEDIA RELEASE……………………………………………………………...Come Celebrate Children’s Literature at the Second AnnualJust in time for summer reading, the Children’s Writers and Illustrators of BC (CWILL BC) is pleased to announce the second annual Spring Book Hatching, a special event to celebrate the release of the latest books by local authors and artists.Spring Book Hatching will be held June … Continue reading SPRING BOOK HATCHING 2008
On the eve of 2007, I leave behind a wonderful interview that Mark Blevis of Just One More Book did with Lee Edward Fodi, Kirsti Wakelin, and myself.This is a great way to end the blog for 2007, as this was one of my favourite memories from 2007. (I think my favourite memory is still … Continue reading Geeking Out with Just One More Book