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Week 1 of bootcamp

What a great feeling to be back to writing! The goal is to write one scene Monday to Thursday and edit on Fridays. Leaving the weekends for family and playing. Well, that’s in a perfect world and my world is anything but perfect! I didn’t do too bad. Monday I edited what I wrote before […]

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Bootcamp at 50?!

All I asked for for my birthday was a writing course bootcamp! And I am so glad that I did. It was just the kick start I needed to jump back into writing book 2. Being back in my own office is definitely helping too. There is something to be said for having your own […]

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Count down is on

I’m excited to share that I signed up for the writing course: One Scene a Day with Dawn McClure. I think it’s the perfect birthday present. Aside from that news, not much is going on because I took yet another weekend off and did nothing but train Bane and read. I didn’t even query on […]

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Update

I have decided that querying is my dark muse~ it sucks the life out of me! It’s very frustrating to have to say oops another week has come and gone and I haven’t written a word for book 2 of my middle grade book. For that matter I haven’t even looked at my picture books. […]

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5 days on the road

My husband had a special meeting to go to back on Vancouver Island and invited me to travel with him, so we’ve been on the road since Wednesday. I normally love visiting Victoria and was particularly excited this time since moving to the mainland last July. One of my favorite restaurants is in Victoria and […]

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Update and Accountability

Well, let’s see. My pile of picture book manuscripts are sitting on my desk downstairs untouched with a few partial sketches sitting beside them. My beautiful office sits gathering dust because Bane insists on me working upstairs so he can be on the outside back porch, so my home office is now on the dining […]

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Nadira’s Storykeeper characters play the “Would you rather” game

“Hey while Anne, Elsa, and Leigha get us some snacks lets play a ‘would you rather’ game.” Aaron said as he rubbed his hands together. “You go first Mari!” “Okay, would you rather face an angry fairy dragon or fairy?” She asked as she traced Blossom’s vine that Leigha had expertly braided through her hair. […]

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Group character blog:

“Oh gosh, I don’t know what to say, Leigha.” Elsa clasped her hands. “I’m Elsa.” A snicker interrupter her. “What?” She asked as she cast a nervous look at Leigha and whispered, “What did I say wrong?” “Thomas, let her share.” Anne said. Agamya elbowed Thomas and gave one of her looks that always made […]

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Character blog: Mari

Hello everyone, My name is Marigold, but all my friends call me Mari. Mom, dad, and my older sister are all famous models. You probably recognize me from my recent ads. I’m expected to continue my mom and sister’s traditions which include being on the honour roll at the all girls boarding school. For extra […]

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Character blog: Agamya

Hi Everyone, My name is Agamya, Uh-g-uh-my-ah, and I’m sure you’ve already guessed that the 9 of us are 12. So, the Storykeeper asked us to share a bit about ourselves. Well, I live with my moms, who are both distinguished scientists, as are most of my aunts. I get to go with them when […]

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