Monthly Archives: March 2016

Learn through teaching

We learn by teaching. Looking at the craft of novel writing – creating strong openings, great characters, plotting out storylines, sketching scenes – with students in my George Brown College course this winter really brought these fundamentals home to me. … Continue reading

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Paddling on Raven Lake

Raven Lake is now in the hands of Imajin Books’ editor, Todd Barselow. Todd is always a treat to work with. Editors correct misspellings, punctuation errors, incorrect word usage, and make the book conform to the publishing house’s style rules. … Continue reading

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Check out “Plastic Paddies” on March 17

It’s March 17, so check out my glimpse of the Emerald Isle in my story “Plastic Paddies” in Destination: Mystery! Inspired by my adventures on my first visit to Ireland way back when. Today hubby Ed Piwowarczyk, the honourary Irishman, … Continue reading

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A third Pat Tierney mystery!

Just signed a contract with Imajin Books for my third Pat Tierney mystery! Its title is Raven Lake, and it’s set in the beautiful Glencoe Highlands in the summer. The story features a kayak similar to the one in the … Continue reading

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