Entries Tagged as 'News'

“Borrowing” from the best

March 8th, 2014 · No Comments

Where do writers get our ideas, you ask?  Sometimes, we get them from other writers. There were many inspirations for my first novel, The Night Inside, but one of them was definitely a story by another writer.   I read Suzy McKee Charnas’ wonderful collection The Vampire Tapestry, which features a vampire quite unlike most of the others I had encountered to that point. There’s nothing supernatural about Weyland and […]

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New E-Book Releases and Upcoming Reading

February 11th, 2014 · No Comments

  At last, some real news can be revealed. In the first big news, the talented team at ChiZine Publications is bringing out my first three novels as e-books, complete with stunning new covers.  A special thanks to Gillian Holmes for The Night Inside and Blood and Chrysanthemums.  They’ll be released in a few weeks. Secondly, […]

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Deciding what to read

May 5th, 2013 · No Comments

Today’s job is to figure out what to read for the Lost at Sea event this Thursday.  (You are all coming, right?   Augusta House, Toronto, 7:30.  Readings, music, art, cake, cocktails, swag, merchandise – it’ll be fabulous.) I’m always envious of people who can manage to read the first chapter of their novel and have […]

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Speculating Canada Interview up now

December 5th, 2012 · No Comments

My interview on Speculating Canada is up now. Many thanks to Derek for his thoughtful questions. Check out the other interviews on the site as well, especially the recent one with Helen Marshall, whose “Hair Side, Flesh Side” collection is currently in my “to read’ pile.

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Welcome 2012!

June 15th, 2012 · No Comments

Welcome to my new blog-friendly site! After procrastinating for far too long, I’ve finally had my site updated into a format I can actually use. Thanks to Deane Hughes and Gillian Holmes for the design and execution. So what’s new? – Both Discovering Japan and Chrysanthemum Shadows are now available in e-book format (see Where […]

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June 2010

June 17th, 2010 · No Comments

Where I’ll be this Fall All over town, it seems. First up, I’ll be at the Royal Sarcophagus Society’s booth at The Word on the Street on September 27th, Queen’s Park, Toronto. Then, we dive right into the Scary Monster Beautiful show by my friends at The House of Pomegranates. This 9-day show will feature […]

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June 2009

June 17th, 2009 · No Comments

My apologies for the extremely long time it’s taken me to update this site. Technological challenges, a demanding work schedule and sheer inertia were the main culprits. But there are changes underway … This lovely new site design is just the first step to my joining the current century so stay tuned for more transformations. […]

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September 2008

September 17th, 2008 · No Comments

The new book is off at the printers, but here’s a sneak preview of the cover and one of the illustrations. If you’re in Toronto, come see me at The Word on the Street at the Royal Sarcophagus Society booth and be sure to check out the “Bazaar of the Bizarre” on October 19th.

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December 2007

December 17th, 2007 · No Comments

The big news for 2007 was the publication of my short story collection, containing almost all the short stories I’ve written, some memories and comments about each and an excerpt from “Cold Hillside”, the novel in in progress. There’s a trade paperback version with the cover you see below and a limited number of hand-bound […]

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