You may not know literary lovelies that I not only write this lovely blog for you all, but I have within the last year finished a novel. I have titled it: Whose Story. I would like to put the first chapter on here (a much longer post than my usual) for you all to read … Continue reading Whose Story? – Chapter 1
I have a fun exercise for us today dear readers! One of my favourite parts of writing is coming up with the perfect names for my characters. I often find I cannot start actually writing the story till I have just the right names. The plot and key scenes will just keep swirling around in … Continue reading I shall call you…
Dear Readers, I write to you on this sunny yet chilly day in March (well chilly according to my standards which probably isn't very cold) looking to get to know you a bit better. I have decided to start a bi-weekly post under the heading Dear Readers. I would appreciate any ideas on naming it … Continue reading Let’s Get to Know One Another
Dearest readers, Are there novels which continue to haunt you after you read them? This has happened to me with a bunch of books, but there is one in particular which continues to call to me from my bookshelf. It is Human Remains by Elizabeth Haynes I found this book in a lending library at … Continue reading They still haunt me
... for book club. Dear readers, hold on to your pages because here we go! I had discussed in a post in December (So I joined a book club…) how I had done just that. I told you I would update you on the results. Well I did not end up going, as the meeting … Continue reading The things we do…
The holidays are closing in fast! In Canada it seems like Christmas decorations sneak onto the shelves before Halloween has been and gone. So I thought why not write a post about the gifts for the Literary Love in your life, sooner rather than later. As for me, I always say get me anything bookish! … Continue reading Is it that time of year again?
This time of year always fills me with such glee as the season changes and a crispness fills the air... unless you are living in Ontario at the moment. Although the day started off at more of a fall-ish temperature it reached mid-twenties! I am definitely one for warm weather but having been raised in … Continue reading A Name Inspired… by Dickens
I was lucky enough to be asked if I would accompany my sister and her family to a cottage in Northern Ontario (about 3 ½ hours from where we live) this past week. Up until the age of nine, every summer no matter which province we lived in at the time, my family would always … Continue reading Oh a Cottaging We Will Go!