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Maternity Leave

Maternity Leave

I will be taking a break from updating this blog for a while due to the fact that I am expecting our first child in less than 2 weeks. We (my husband and I) are really excited (and terrified) to become parents and it’s coming up quick. I likely won’t update this blog from May […]

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10 Line Writing Exercise

I’ve been a long time lurker on the Write Anything website. They have a lot of good articles on writing and every once and a while they post these fun little exercises. I’ve normally just done them off-line, but I thought I would share this one. The point of this exercise was to write a […]

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The 4 Year Plan

4 years ago, on August 23 2006, I started blogging. It was a way of telling the universe that I was committed to writing – for real this time. I started on blogger, and you can read from the beginning up until August 2008 (when I moved to WordPress) @ http://dustandstrangerthings.blogspot.com/ – but only until […]

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Season’s Greetings

Well the count down has begun. A little over three days until Christmas eve and whether you celebrate the day or not we all have a few vacation days coming up in advance of the new year. Just wanted to take this moment to wish you all a wonderful end of the year. Pre-Xmas Updates: […]

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Flash Fiction and a Podcast

Great news! Both of the flash fiction stories that I submitted to the Absolute Xpress Flash Fiction Challenge: Creatures of the Night, have been accepted for publication. That means that by Christmas I’ll have 5 short stories published this year alone. How awesome is that? Here is something else that’s awesome. While I was at […]

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Blog Panel: Women who don't kick butt

Blog Panel: Women who don’t kick butt

Starting on Sunday, author Lynda Williams and I are doing a continuation of our panel from Con-Version: Calgary’s Speculative Fiction Conference. At Con-Version, I did a panel with Lynda called “Women who don’t kick butt: Can they still win hearts and minds?”. We discussed how women have been portrayed in genre fiction and how our […]

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