I Will Tell the Night, Male Survivor, Weekends of Recovery

I Will Tell The Night Origin Story – How Mumford & Sons Helped to Save Me

I'm SUPER excited about my 2019 book release I WILL TELL THE NIGHT. Today, I wanted to talk about the title...and the evolution of how I came up with it. The title is from a song. A song that was a huge part of a weekend at Hope Springs Institute in Peebles, Ohio, which I… Continue reading I Will Tell The Night Origin Story – How Mumford & Sons Helped to Save Me

GTA, GTA Writers, On Writing, Toronto, WCDR, Whitby

I’m on a Panel! At the December WCDR Monthly Network Meeting

I've been talking about the WCDR ever since I began blogging. For those who missed it, the WCDR is the Writers' Community of Durham Region. They are one of the most vibrant writing organizations in Canada, if not the world. I'm biased, I'm sure...but it's a very active writing community just outside Toronto (East of… Continue reading I’m on a Panel! At the December WCDR Monthly Network Meeting

Best Adult Novel Award, Museitup, Museitup Publishing, Muskoka Novel Marathon

My 7th novel to be Published in Early 2019! I Will Tell The Night

  It's been a while since I have had this kind of news. My last book, the young adult title PRIDE MUST BE A PLACE, came out in February of 2018. Now, I'm excited to announce that I have accepted a contract with the same publisher to publish my 7th novel, the adult contemporary title… Continue reading My 7th novel to be Published in Early 2019! I Will Tell The Night

A Way to Forgiveness, Camino, Camino de Santiago, Erin Dooley

A Way to Forgiveness – Healing on the Camino de Santiago

It seems I really cannot get enough Camino in my life. Recently, I read the exceptional travel memoir Walking to the End of the World - A Thousand Miles on the Camino de Santiago by Beth Jusino and it took me back to the beautiful pilgrimage experience I had in 2014. And today, I stumbled… Continue reading A Way to Forgiveness – Healing on the Camino de Santiago

Camino, Camino de Santiago, Short Fiction, Short Story

My WCSC 2nd Place Short Story Contest Entry – Helen Finds Her Way to After

What follows here is myΒ short story Helen Finds Her Way to After, which won 2nd Place in the 2017 Writers' Community of Simcoe County's Short Story Contest. Unfortunately, the WCSC has since become defunct. My short story had been published on their website, which no longer exists. So, I'm sharing it here. HELEN FINDS HER… Continue reading My WCSC 2nd Place Short Story Contest Entry – Helen Finds Her Way to After

Author Spotlight, On Writing, Pride Must Be A Place, Word Up Barrie

An Appearance at Word Up Barrie

This coming Thursday I'll be making an appearance at Word Up Barrie in Barrie, Ontario at the Unity Market Cafe and Studios. Show starts at 7pm. Author Event this coming THURSDAY (November 8th, 2018) in Barrie, Ontario! Please come and join me and the good people at WORD UP BARRIE as they host me as… Continue reading An Appearance at Word Up Barrie