Muskoka Novel Marathon, WCDR, Writers' Community of Durham Region, Writing Life

WCDR Events, MNM Event, and Stuff of Goodness…My September Cornucopia Mash-Up Blog Post

So much going on of late! The fall is always a busy time when it comes to a writer's life. A writer with an orbit in the Durham Region in Ontario, anyway. The Writers' Community of Durham Region just had its 20th Anniversary Gala last weekend. What a milestone. Together, we have been supporting each… Continue reading WCDR Events, MNM Event, and Stuff of Goodness…My September Cornucopia Mash-Up Blog Post

Culture Days, WCDR, Words of the Season, Writers' Community of Durham Region, Writing Life

CULTURE DAYS — WCDR Words of the Season! September Event for Writers and Those Who Love Them…

Further to the WCDR lovefest, I will be reading from my latest novel at the next WORDS OF THE SEASON. I will be test-driving Pride Must Be a Place, my new LGBTQ young adult novel. This regular event takes place at the Bear and Firkin pub in Pickering, Ontario...just east of Toronto. WORDS OF THE… Continue reading CULTURE DAYS — WCDR Words of the Season! September Event for Writers and Those Who Love Them…

Childhood Sexual Abuse, Sex Abuse, Short Fiction, Short Story, WCDR, Writers' Community of Durham Region

Sun’ll Come – A Short Story Originally Published in the WCDR Whispered Words Anthology

Thought I'd share another piece of found writing today. I wrote this piece in about 15 minutes. It was the deadline for the WCDR Whispered Words Short Story Contest...and I wanted to get something in. Mostly, I was thinking I'd support the organization that has done so much for my writing career. I really didn't… Continue reading Sun’ll Come – A Short Story Originally Published in the WCDR Whispered Words Anthology

WCDR, Writers' Community of Durham Region

Hey TORONTO, You Should See What’s Happening in Durham Region’s Thriving Writing Community!

In June, 2011, I wrote a blog post about just how dynamic Durham Region, Ontario is, when it comes to writing. It's really quite unbelievable, the amount of things going on! And we are just east of Toronto...close enough to make the trip, and SO worth it! I wanted to revisit that, as there are… Continue reading Hey TORONTO, You Should See What’s Happening in Durham Region’s Thriving Writing Community!

WCDR, Writers' Community of Durham Region

Ten Years of Community & Growth – WCDR

It's official. I've been taking writing seriously now for TEN WHOLE YEARS! I found it extremely hard to believe this fact. During the WRITERS' COMMUNITY OF DURHAM REGION January Breakfast Meeting, I was presented with a certificate of appreciation for being a member in good standing for 10 years. I was shocked when they called… Continue reading Ten Years of Community & Growth – WCDR