Monthly Archives: September 2014

On Writing ‘The End’

I finished writing the first draft of the fourth book in my Gift series last week. The process didn’t end with a thunder clap and popped cork, like I’d hoped. More like a wet splat with cold tea. Why? I … Continue reading

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On the Manitouwabing…

Growing up, I spent most weekends and summers on the Manitouwabing River in Ontario’s cottage country. Even now, living on the west coast, I find myself back there visiting most summers. In fact, I just returned after two relaxing weeks … Continue reading

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So Much For Best Intentions

Sometimes, the best intentions aren’t enough. I had hoped to finish writing the fourth book of The Gift Legacy before I left for vacation in Ontario…and I was this close! But I didn’t make it. During my race to meet … Continue reading

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