|Like a lot of writers, I've been scribbling down my thoughts since I could hold a pencil. It wasn't until I took a creative writing workshop with Donna Morrissey that I attempted to write fiction. I simply didn't know where to start. But once I got going, I couldn't stop.|
|I'm grateful to the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia for their tremendous support, excellent workshops, new friendships, and the incredible Alistair Macleod Mentorship Program. This is a program that pairs emerging writers with established authors. I was rejected my first time around. But the second time (having learned a thing or two) I was paired with Carol Bruneau. You can read an article on our mentorship pairing in Atlantic Books Today.|
|My first novel In the Wake was just released with Nimbus Publishing. The book launch is on October 2nd, 6:30 p.m. at the Wooden Monkey in Dartmouth. If you happen to be in the area, come and say hello!|
|Also, I'll be at:|
When the Fall book events wind down and as winter sets in, I'll be putting on the kettle, stashing my camera gear and getting back to working on another novel.