I find myself this summer for almost the entire month of July visiting the cottage which was recently purchased by my sister and her family. There will be lots of sand, sun and reading I hope! Since it is over a four-hour trek from where I currently live to the cottage I have been planning … Continue reading Cottage Bound!
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!