Category: WCDR

Bookapalooza Book Fair

Bookapalooza Book Fair It’s been a week since this Durham book fair. Standing behind my table all day, my only regret is missing some of the readings. The organizers at WCDR encouraged us to take time before doors to the Bookapalooza

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Free Book Giveaway

Visit Bookaplaooza Book Fair & Readings: Saturday Nov. 21, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Durham College,  Centre for Food/ Bistro 67, 1604 Champlain Ave., Whitby. This weekend I will be at Bookapalooza in order to test the

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Bookapalooza Draw for Mystery Thriller Books

I’m going to participate in Bookapalooza, a book sale/launch/reading taking place Nov 21, 2015. Book Fair & Readings Since my novel, Feeding Frenzy, won’t be launched until the spring, I’m going to run a giveaway for published books in the

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My first Slam! Poetry as experience art, delivered as performance art

Over morning coffee recently, I started thinking about the Beat Poets and cut-up poetry and choose-your-own-adventure books and hyperlinked fiction. There had to be a way to turn Internet surfing into a kind of ‘experience art.’ I was thinking about

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I’m getting published, twice!

I am bursting to tell you my publishing news, times two:  My short story “Wild Caving,” is going to be published in the Amprosia anthology, which launches in two weeks. My poem “Fallow God,” is going to be published in

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Lena Coakley’s Witchlanders & WCDR Contest update

Witchlanders I attended the WCDR breakfast meeting this morning. Speaker Lena Coakley was excellent, laying out the seven things she wished she had known about story, before she published her first novel. Lena is the author of Witchlanders, a high

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Wayson Choy at WCDR

I took away some great tidbits from Wayson Choy’s talk at the WCDR breakfast this morning. It was the first time I have attended one of their monthly breakfast meetings although I’ve been to the related Ontario Writers Conference. When

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