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My mom has dementia. Because I spend so much time with her, I’ve become fully entrenched in the groundhog days of the Memory Care Cottage we call her home. The Cottage is on the main floor of a large seniors’ facility, a long hallway of rooms for 22 elderl…

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This is my favourite part of writers’ world. Lining up launch events in cities across Alberta. Meeting with old friends and making new friends along the way. No Good Asking will be released on October 2 and here are some of the party dates we’ve chosen so …

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No Good Asking

Mar 13, 2018
I’ve just received my Advance Reading Copy of No Good Asking. After the long, long process of storyboarding, writing, editing, pitching, and designing, I can now hold my new book in my hands. What a beautiful cover! What a glorious feeling! No Good Asking…

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Lacombe Days is an annual four-day festival that brings our community out to celebrate all that the City of Lacombe has to offer. Every year I coax more and more out-of-town family into joining us, until this year we had a packed house of 3 to 90 year olds…

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I’m excited to announce that I have landed a contract for my second novel, No Good Asking, with ECW Press in Toronto. ECW Press is one of the most diversified independent publishers in North America, and I’ve so enjoyed reading their literary novels, inclu…

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Authors on Display

Sep 26, 2016
Over the course of my lifetime, I’ve started a handful of projects that I feel the most proud of. The Read Alberta Books project is right near the top of my list. This project sends travelling displays of award-winning Alberta books to hundreds of rural li…

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