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FBCW – RCLAS Regional Spotlight

The Federation of BC Writers will be featuring New Westminster's Royal City Literary Arts Society in their upcoming Regional Spotlight on April 26th @ 7pm PST. Whether you're into poetry or prose, fiction or nonfiction, join us as you might discover a new favourite writer and ask a question or two. I will be reading… Continue reading FBCW – RCLAS Regional Spotlight

Memory Lane · musings · writing

Catch Up

Bringing you up to speed: I got married early September. A month later, I released my debut novel. Big events made quiet and modest by Covid-19 but cherished milestones nonetheless. Perhaps it had been for the best, the universe way of granting my true desires. A celebration of our love and commitment without all-night partying… Continue reading Catch Up

fiction · Publication News · reading · writing

Excerpt from The Cine Star Salon

Things are picking up for me as I prepare for a late summer wedding and a book launch this fall. But here it is, the opening section of my debut novel, The Cine Star Salon. Launch and other related news will be announced soon, but I hope you enjoy this for the meantime. The clanging… Continue reading Excerpt from The Cine Star Salon

musings · writing

Of Resolutions and Weird Writing Spaces

My new writing space is the top of my intimates' drawer. I know, I have a completely decent desk with a view (featured here), but after several unproductive writing hours I realised I can't be creative in the same space I do my day jobs. My resolutions (not New Year's because I came up with… Continue reading Of Resolutions and Weird Writing Spaces

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Of Literary Spies and Real-Life Selves

For some reason, spy novels are finding their way in my have-read list. More recent titles, not John le CarrĂ© classics. Last week, for instance, I finished Lauren Wilkinson's American Spy which was just published last February. Pausing here to mention I don't write book reviews. Nothing against them, just that I like approaching my… Continue reading Of Literary Spies and Real-Life Selves