BRUSSELS SPROUTS FOR BREAKFAST
If you don’t like Brussels sprouts, here’s a fun, fractured fairy tale explaining why–it’s all Sog’s fault.
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Adults and children alike will enjoy this light-hearted picture storybook about self-perception and elusive dreams.
A voyage of self-discovery in which Rachel’s opinionated friends, her frazzled single mother and her recurring dreams all play a role in this coming-of-age story.
Teach us the number of our days
I turned 52 thirty-seven minutes ago....
Ever changing, but ever the same – an anniversary meditation
Every marriage falls into distinct patterns....
Wanna refine your story? Create an elevator pitch
When you corner someone to enthuse about your latest writing project, your victim’s first question is likely to be, “what’s your story about?”...
I weeded my flower bed today, sweet friend, and I thought of you....
The end of the beginning
I hate unfinished projects. They whisper nagging words in my ears and poke me in the ribs when I try to relax....
This New Year, don’t forget to count your blessings
One year ago today, a phone call at six am from the hospital jarred me out of a fitful sleep. My father had died, two weeks shy of his 83rd birthday....
The more things change, the more they stay the same?
Because of the way politics works in this region nobody wants to make a hard decision on things....
Memoir…Wisdom from my father
The first thing I remember about my dad was his huge, powerful hands. I watched him crush walnuts inside his strong fist at Christmastime when the nutcracker was nowhere to be found—and I figured a...
How to tell if you’re crazy
Late one night, the acute care section of the emergency room was filled with people (mostly seniors) who were all admitted and waiting for available rooms in the hospital. My father was among them, an...
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I am a Moncton, New Brunswick-based freelance writer and self-publisher with 20 + years of experience in public relations writing, and promotional work for non-profit, government and business. I am a versatile communicator who focuses mostly on general business and topics of human interest. A skilled interviewer, I can distil information taken from industry experts into a digestible format for a wide range of audiences. I am currently serving as Executive Director for the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick.
I am a born-and-raised New Brunswicker, wife of 30 years, mother to three grown-up kids. I love to paint, sing, bake, hike (after I eat what I bake). I like camping in the rain. I’d like to hike the Fundy Footpath, but I hear it’s challenging.
I love historical fiction, fantasy/science fiction, dystopian and the biographies of interesting people. And a really, really good love story never goes amiss.
Current personal project
A novel set on the Bay of Fundy, and a whole pile of half-finished short stories.
Here you can check out my books, available for purchase, and you can read my blog posts on the writing life, a little bit of fiction, plus some family & personal stuff. I hope you find something here to entertain, challenge or inspire you.