Blog Tags: Orca Books

A Whirlwind Weekend

It really was a whirlwind weekend for my book tour through southern Alberta as I dodged tornado warnings and golf-ball sized hail! Parks Day 2016 in Waterton was bigger and better than 2014, when...

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BOOK LAUNCH for Salamander Rescue

I hope you will join me for the launch of Salamander Rescue on Tuesday, May 10, 7:00 – 8:30pm at Owl’s Nest Books in Calgary. I’ll talk a bit about Waterton’s salamanders, read some...

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A Fun Photo Shoot

My second chapter book, Salamander Rescue, will be out next spring – yahoo! – and I thought I should update my author photo. Perhaps something with a little more character. A little more fun. A...

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What is a Crystal Kite?

The annual Crystal Kite Award is a peer-given award that recognizes great books by SCBWI members. Fifteen awards are given out in regions around the world, and Canada is one of these. In total,...

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A New Book in 2016!

After 15 years of writing, I have learned that the best news doesn’t arrive in the mail. Self-addressed stamped envelopes never contain anything more than rejection.  The words I hope for – we’d like to...

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