Tag Archives | canlit

Memories As Raw Materials

This week, while on book tour in Canada, I guest blogged on the fantastic website 49th Shelf, a site that celebrates Canadian literature. In the spirit of giving them the web traffic they deserve, please click here for my piece on mining memories to create new fiction. I hope you enjoy…and maybe while you’re on […]

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Oh Canada

Last night I was invited by the Canadian High Commission, along with two wonderful Canadian writers, to share perspective and inspiration on writing for young people. I’ve noticed that in the UK people don’t tend to think of Canadians in literature. Sure, we’ve got Margaret Atwood and Alice Munro, but beyond the big prize winners […]

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CanLit in the UK

I’m thrilled to be invited by the Canadian High Commission to be part of a very special YA literary salon on 7th May at the Official Residence of the Canadian High Commissioner.  I’ll be sharing the platform two incredible Canadian, and UK-resident, authors: Moira Young and Robert Paul Weston. Moira Young is a BC native, […]

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Get London Reading

The Canadian High Commission of London threw an awesome event called BookFest to celebrate Canadian authors and boost literacy in London alongside the Evening Standard’s monumental Get London Reading event.

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