It was cool, probably cold for Hanna who did all the running and Andrew who held the camera, but it was also perfect. I've never made a book trailer before. I think this would be an amazing project for a… Continue reading
It's amazing to me that almost five years after Dear Toni, was published that I am still hearing from kids who are enjoying the story. I love that Gene, Toni, Winn, and The Fly all continue to live on through… Continue reading
To everyone who has encouraged me in this writing endeavor, thank you. This encouragement has taken many forms and been delivered by many different people. You are students in schools I have visited, students who attended Wordfest, and you are… Continue reading
Some where along the way someone, or something, or some situation catches my attention. It's in moments like these that all my stories begin. Rarely do I know where these stories will end. What I have found fascinating is how an… Continue reading
I am often asked where I get my ideas from, or where I get my inspiration, or how I came up with a character or the plot in the story.
Last night I had the pleasure of having dinner with… Continue reading
Hello to all of the Silver Birch readers in Ontario! I wonder how many of you know that you have one of the most amazing Reader's Choice programs in Canada, and perhaps the world. It's really quite mind boggling that… Continue reading