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I Just Finished Writing a Book!

I did it! Wrote a fantasy chapter book for my granddaughters in time for Christmas. Even managed three edits. This is the working cover I used on the Advance Reading Copy of the book. Of course, things did change a little bit along the way. The original goal was to come up with a story […]

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The Magic of Narnia

“I would read other books, of course,” wrote the novelist Neil Gaiman, “but in my heart I knew that I read them only because there wasn’t an infinite number of Narnia books.” My son sent me that quotation the other day. Partly because he knows I’m a big fan of the Narnia books, too, and […]

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Bodies in the Library

Last week, I joined roughly 65 other people in the library of Toronto’s castle, Casa Loma, for an evening of readings and questions with two very successful Canadian mystery authors, Giles Blunt and Louise Penny. It was a very interesting and informative evening. But what really struck me was how settings influence us. Both authors […]

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