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TCAF’d and liking it

This weekend’s Toronto Comic Arts Festival was a comic lovefest for all. I had a great time hanging out at the OWL table with my Max Finder partner in ‘you-solve-it’ crime, Michael Cho and the sketch-happy Brian McLachlan, writer for OWL’s...
Heading to TCAF

Heading to TCAF

I don’t want this blog to become just another one of those writers “where I’ll be next” sites BUT. . . It’s official and it’s confirmed: I’ll be at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival this Saturday, May 28th from 1:00 until 5:00...

Wined and cheesed in Brantford

The Branford Wine and Cheese on Tuesday night was a great success for children’s authors and librarians alike. It was great to meet many fellow authors like Gillian Chan, Steve Pitt, Rina Singh, and Lynne Kositsky to name just a few. Many of my Pet Tales books...

Wine, cheese and literacy in Brantford

In an attempt to improve my not so impressive record of self-promotion, I’m hitting the road tomorrow night and heading to Brantford to shake some hands, meet some teachers and sell some books. It’s all part of the Childrens Writer’s Wine and Cheese...

Teachers loving comics

This USA Today article highlights something that I’ve witnessed evolve over the last few years: educators are accepting comics as a legitimate way to get kids reading. “And along with librarians, teachers also are embracing comics, both for recreational...