19 Oct 2017

Pirate Radio

Hey world! So as you know I was in Mistissini, Quebec for the last six weeks as the Artist in Residence at Voyager Memorial High School as part of The Mikw Chiyam Art Concentration program. During my time there the students and I created a four episode podcast called Mikw Chiyam Pirate Radio. You can […]

7 Nov 2015

Public Reading: Swoon

I am going to be giving a reading on Nov 14th in Vancouver at Swoon: a literary evening of Love, Sex and Chocolate. So if you live in Vancouver come one down but get there early as it will fill up fast.

16 Aug 2015

Movie music for writing

Posted in Fun, music
Movie music for writing

If you’re like me you need to listen to music while you’re writing. Somedays I can have on stuff with lyrics but most days I need not to have words. On those days, I turn to either classical music or film scores. I like to organize my scores into playlists that fit genre and mood […]

11 Aug 2015

Writing for the end of the world

Posted in Fun, In my head, reading

I love end of the world stories. So much. I write a lot of them too. I’m working on a short story collection and I’d say 75% of the stories are in some way end of the world stories. Zombie, wasteland, urban decay, vanishings— its all there. Anyway, I love the stuff. I also love end […]

4 Aug 2015

Favourite books from my childhood

Posted in Fun, reading
Favourite books from my childhood

I’ve always loved reading. Since I can remember, staying up way too late with a book has been my life. I was thinking recently about the books that I loved and how exciting it is going to be when my nieces and nephews get older and I can start to give them my favourite books. […]

16 Jul 2015

Life: mid summer version

Life: mid summer version

Lets see, my summer so far has been writing, swimming, reading, painting, gardening and binge watching TV shows. And then a two week intense writing residency in which I focused on fiction. Speaking of said writing residency, sometimes I forget to appreciate the fact that all the writers I know, and who I am lucky […]

3 Jul 2015

Friday Jam

Posted in Friday Jam, Fun

Hey all you creative people out there, Happy Friday! Have a listen to my friday jam Wasted Time by Vance Joy and his album Dream Your Life Away. Me, I am going to spend this gloriously sunny day writing in my backyard before I go to the beach for a swim and read. Remember to have […]