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Wonderful Workshops

Thank you to the 150 students from grades 4-8 who participated in my writing workshops this week at the MASC Young Authors and Illustrators Conference… 544 more words


London Book Fair

So it’s now been a week since I went to my first ever London Book Fair. I went as a sales administrator for where I work, but really… I spent the day as an author/writer. 419 more words


Author Talk: Geraldine Brooks

Geraldine Brooks visited my local library today and she was ridiculously charming and interesting. She spoke for around 45 minutes, took a few questions which she answered at great length and with a lot of enthusiasm, and then she signed books. 375 more words


Tips for writers: Author Talks

I’ve just finished the March 2015 season of author talks at Brisbane libraries. What a joy it was to get out of my cluttered writer’s space, and meet people with an interest in my book or my topic or just writing in general. 615 more words


Jeanne Birdsall at Porter Square Books

I was lucky enough to catch Jeanne Birdsall on her book tour to promote The Penderwicks in Spring. Porter Square Books was packed all the way to the door–and the person we have to thank for it all is a young Penderwicks fan who wrote to Birdsall awhile back, asking her to put the bookstore on her list of tour locations. 453 more words

MG Books (ages 8-12)

Hello, Prince Edward County!

I’ll be making my way southwestward next Tuesday to meet with elementary students in Wellington and Picton, Ontario. At the invitation of the Rotary Club of Wellington… 555 more words