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High Flight

I can clearly remember that Tuesday, January 28th, 1986. I was in 6th grade at Pineland Public School, the freshmen grade of middle-school, and the our class was interrupted with the terrible news of the Challenger disaster.  I was mad about space, and the entire school, like all schools, were excited about this lift off […]

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Choice and Consequence

Growing up, I hated reading.  I was what is now termed a “reluctant reader.”  Back then the terms ranged from lazy to uninspired (and probably some my teachers didn’t share with me. Not only did I find reading hard, I frankly wasn’t that interested in books because the written word failed to capture my imagination […]

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Playing Away

If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll notice that I’ve been silent for a few weeks. Besides the December rush of finishing a new manuscript and taking Christmas holidays, I’ve actually been blogging for other people. The blog tour for the final MetaWars book launched last week and it’s been a joy to guest blog […]

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Freedom Rising

This weekend I visited New York City for the first time in a few years. For a while, when I worked for a transatlantic entertainment company, New York was fast becoming a second home; but lately, between writing full time and having two kids in our midst, it’s been a more distant outpost. When writing […]

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Blog of Awesome

When I was young, I loved getting stuff in the mail. I can still remember sending away for a secret, undisclosed Stars Wars action figure in the lead-up to The Empire Strikes Back. Aside from my wedding day and the arrival of my two children, the day the mail man showed up with Bossk was […]

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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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Training Days – Notes on a Book Tour

(Note: A version of this post first appeared on Book Engine) Writing can be a lonely pursuit. I spend hours inside my own imagination, forming a meaningful relationship with my MacBook Pro and coffee machine. And so it was a wondrous break from this isolated routine when I embarked on my first book tour this […]

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Book Launch

I’ve been lax about blogging here because I’ve been busy guest blogging for other sites, but I thought I’d share some quick thoughts about the wonderful release party thrown by West End Lane Books, my local NW6 indie bookshop. Danny van Emden has been involved with the METAWARS project since it was a draft manuscript.  […]

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