Monthly Archives: October 2013

Happy Halloween!

Hope you have a ghoulishly grand day! My mom and I drew faces on our pumpkin. Guess who drew the scary and who drew the sweet face…   And a very Happy Halloween Birthday shout out to my cousin Gene! … Continue reading

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Toronto in Pictures

The view from my friend Lily’s living room–that’s Lake Ontario. Hockey Hall of Fame on Front Street. On route to TD Bank to get Canadian Dollars. The tastiest and most expensive cheeseburger at Bottom Line. Every topping was extra but … Continue reading

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The time keeper: Book Review

If you only have time to read one more book in 2013, READ THIS BOOK! Beautifully written. Poignant. Life changing. One of my favorite lines from the book is “A heart weighs more when it splits in two; it crashes … Continue reading

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I <3 Hart House+ EPIC Ebook Finalist + Final Book Tour Event

I am so excited to announce that The Six Train to Wisconsin is a finalist for EPIC’s Ebook Awards 2014 in the paranormal category! The winner will be announced in March. So I get to savor being a finalist for … Continue reading

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Fall with Grandma H

It has been far too long since the last Grandma H post. So I bring you the highlights of this fall with Grandma H… Grandma H and I snuck in a Wednesday outing in September. I asked her to stop … Continue reading

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Highwire Deer and Animal Farm Adventure

  A few weeks back, Mom and I went to the Highwire Deer and Animal Farm. The goats greeted us and showed us around. They also angled for feed the entire time. They reminded us of our dogs and so … Continue reading

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What I Learned from CT Fiction Fest

Terri-Lynne DeFino’s workshop on the Truth About Rejection: Writing Successful Query Letters was a great way to kick off the workshops. There is no truth. It is all a matter of opinion. And sometimes just catching someone on the right … Continue reading

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The First International Stop and then The Final Book Tour Stop

Toronto, Canada On October 10th from 6pm-7pm, I will be presenting an author talk: Take The Six Train to Wisconsin with a short reading and Q&A at University of Toronto’s Hart House. There will be a really cool giveaway since … Continue reading

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