Adverbs: Why You Need These Delightfully Descriptive Words In Your Life (#AuthorToolboxBlogHop)

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving, everyone! I'm sending you all the warmest and most heartfelt of wishes on this beautiful autumn day in Gatineau. Although I don't usually go big here on Thanksgiving, keeping things simple and small with just our little gang of four, I do make sure we take the time to think about and … Continue reading Adverbs: Why You Need These Delightfully Descriptive Words In Your Life (#AuthorToolboxBlogHop)

Quality vs. Quantity Writing: Why I Refuse to Rush My Novel (#AuthorToolBoxBlogHop)

I'm always in awe when I finish reading a good book. Even more so when it's a debut novel written by a brand new author. It's not just because their characters have managed to enchant me, or because the writer has reduced me to tears at some point throughout the book, or because their novel … Continue reading Quality vs. Quantity Writing: Why I Refuse to Rush My Novel (#AuthorToolBoxBlogHop)

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh! (BAN-ukh-tee nuh FAY-leh PAH-drig ur-iv)

Celebrating in style with Guinness Beef Stew Kiss me, I'm Irish! Well, okay, not really. Unless one of those spit-test ancestry DNA kits tells me otherwise, I'm fairly sure I don't have much, if any Irish blood in me. But today, that doesn't matter. This Saint Paddy's Day, more so than all the others I've … Continue reading Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh! (BAN-ukh-tee nuh FAY-leh PAH-drig ur-iv)