Monthly Archives: February 2014

Spring Fever Melt-down

Each year around this time, I suffer Spring Fever. It starts with the return of the robins and quickly ramps up as snowdrops and aconites break through the cold winter soil to show their bright, sunny faces. The fever hit … Continue reading

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Does Fiction Require Research?

You wouldn’t think a fiction writer would have much to research—after all, we can just make it up as we go. Right? Well, not with my fiction. My characters are your colleagues and neighbours. They read the same newspaper as … Continue reading

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Something’s Gotta Give

I’ve never been pulled in as many directions as I have in the past year and a half. They are all good and worthy directions—there are just so many of them! Writing and publishing the Gift Trilogy set me on … Continue reading

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