Monthly Archives: April 2012

Fame in cottage country

The Minden Times, the weekly newspaper that serves the Haliburton Highlands where my vacation home is located, has done a great profile of me in its current issue. The headline is Cottager crafts crime in Highlands. Google Alerts just informed … Continue reading

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Ideas for a killer launch?

With Safe Harbor‘s book launch now set for May 5, I’m tossing around ideas to make it a killer event. Imajin Books publisher Cheryl Tardif sent his video link as an example of building buzz. I’d absolutely love to do … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars: Safe Harbor launch May 5

Two weeks from today, on May 5, Safe Harbor will be officially launched in Toronto. Venue is the Rose and Crown pub, 2335 Yonge Street. Time is 2-4 p.m. And now that I’ve done my first reading from a published … Continue reading

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Book in hand! Time to plan a launch

Just received my very first shipment of books. Super exciting! I’m looking at a copy of Safe Harbor, my baby, that I have propped up on my desk. And what a lovely creature she is with little Tommy on the … Continue reading

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Rubbing elbows with the stars

Two weeks from now, I’ll be reading from Safe Harbor at Crime Writers of Canada’s Arthur Ellis Shortlist Event. I’m tickled pink that I was asked to participate in the Toronto event because I’ll be sharing the stage some of … Continue reading

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Travel writer turns to travel mysteries: review

Diane Rapp is an example of how a writer’s “other” work can fuel her fiction. Several years ago, this Texas-based writer co-authored a travel guide, Cruising the Eastern Caribbean, with her daughter, Laura. They spent three months visiting 11 islands, … Continue reading

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Safe Harbor now available in paperback!

Exciting day! The pages were formatted and proofread in record time, and Imajin Books publisher Cheryl Tardif decided that Safe Harbor was ready to fly as a trade paperback. The paperback is now available at Createspace and Amazon. I’m so … Continue reading

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