Welcome to WordPress

Finally. At last. And about time. This is what is going through my brain as I’ve finally got WordPress working and where I want it on my website. Things will be a bit jumpy around here over the next few days as I update my blogroll, create catagories (yah!) and...

Online rights and Canada’s fur trade

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my writing career, it’s that rights are very, very important. In the past I’ve done work for hire, where I hand over all ownership of my writing to the publisher. While not the best arrangement for...

Word Up (finally . . .)

I know I’m two weeks late, but here at last are some photos from a great day at the Words in Whitby Author’s Festival. It was a beautiful April day, with the sun shining down and the chill in the air nowhere to be felt. Melanie and I arrived to the...

Out and About for Spring

Spring’s flowers are pushing through the soil and that means it’s time for this author to hit the road and get some fresh air! I’m very fortunate to have two great author events happening in the coming days. Words in Whitby, Sunday April 9th, 1...

Buried by Science!

Illustration by Karen Patkau It’s been a Bunsen-burning busy week around here with me wrapping up the revisions for the first of three science graphic novel scripts for Capstone Press and starting a short fun article for KNOW, a great new kids science magazine,...

Word Up in Whitby

Spring is on its way and in addition to bringing more writing projects, it also sees me heading out to Whitby, Ontario to be a guest at Words in Whitby 2006. The annual celebration of authors takes place on April 7, 8 and 9 at the Centennial Building in Whitby. The...