Category Archives: Reflection

Literature– My Way

I am a contemporary kind of girl. Whether fictional or reality, present day or looking back in time— the style of storytelling or perhaps the lack of stylistic expectation, is what carries me along. It’s been a bit of a slog attempting to find some “classic” literature predating the 20th century that succeeded in captivating […]
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Armchair BEA: My Introduction

I am so excited to be participating in the Armchair BEA. Since I am unable/not allowed to head off to the actual BEA in New York City this week, I will have a blast learning and meeting new people through this fabulous online event. Now for the introduction.   1. Please tell us a little […]
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We Were Liars: Get Beyond the Hype

Multiple reviewers said, “the less you know the better it will be.” And so I went in blind. Ann Kingman says, “not just one of the best YA books I’ve read this year, but one of the best books I read this year in any genre.” And I generally love the stuff that the Books […]
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Across the Street

I grew up with the opportunity to spend time regularly at my family’s lakefront cabin. A four bedroom cabin set up from the lake, with huge sprawling sun deck overlooking the water, complete with built in fire pit. Our own private dock to dip our feet into the peaceful quiet waters. I took it all […]
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What I learned about writing from Amy Bloom 

Tonight I attended a reading with Amy Bloom at the Canadian Writing Conference at the University of BC. Ms. Bloom is an amazing oral storyteller, with a fabulous sense of humour and quick witted mind. She has written several novels; her newest, Lucky Us, will be released this summer and I am looking forward to reading it! […]
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