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Writing for Children and Youth – January/February/March

Writing for Children and Youth Online Course – January 28 to March 19 The children and youth writing market is a rich and vibrant one. In this online course, you will examine the writing process from initial concept to finished work including how to turn ideas into stories, story structure, developing characters, the creation of outlines and the importance of editing and revision. You will also... read more

New Brighton Christmas Market

Today I’ll be at the New Brighton Christmas Market, signing copies of The Alchemist’s Portrait, The Sorcerer’s Letterbox, The Clone Conspiracy, The Emerald Curse, The Heretic’s Tomb, The Doomsday Mask, The Time Camera, The Sphere of Septimus, Flashback, Future Imperfect, and Twisted Fate. The Christmas Market runs from 10 am to 3 pm and is located at the New Brighton Clubhouse, 2 New... read more

Book Signing at Chapters Crowfoot, November 11

This Saturday, I’ll be at Chapters Crowfoot in Calgary from 11.30 to 5 pm. I’ll be signing copies of The Alchemist’s Portrait, The Sorcerer’s Letterbox, The Clone Conspiracy, The Emerald Curse, The Heretic’s Tomb, The Doomsday Mask, The Time Camera, The Sphere of Septimus, Flashback, Future Imperfect, and Twisted Fate. Chapters is located at 66 Crowfoot Terrace NW in... read more

Writing for Children and Youth – January/February/March

Writing for Children and Youth Online Course – January 28 to March 19 The children and youth writing market is a rich and vibrant one. In this online course, you will examine the writing process from initial concept to finished work including how to turn ideas into stories, story structure, developing characters, the creation of outlines and the importance of editing and revision. You will also... read more

Book Signing at Indigo Signal Hill, November 4

  This Saturday, I’ll be at Indigo at Signal Hill in Calgary from 11.30 to 5 pm. I’ll be signing copies of The Alchemist’s Portrait, The Sorcerer’s Letterbox, The Clone Conspiracy, The Emerald Curse, The Heretic’s Tomb, The Doomsday Mask, The Time Camera, The Sphere of Septimus, Flashback, Future Imperfect, and Twisted Fate. Indigo is located at 5570 Signal Hill Centre... read more

Writing for Children and Youth – January/February/March

Writing for Children and Youth Online Course – January 28 to March 19 The children and youth writing market is a rich and vibrant one. In this online course, you will examine the writing process from initial concept to finished work including how to turn ideas into stories, story structure, developing characters, the creation of outlines and the importance of editing and revision. You will also... read more

Book Signing at Chapters Crowfoot, October 28

This Saturday, I’ll be at Chapters Crowfoot in Calgary from 11.30 to 5 pm. I’ll be signing copies of The Alchemist’s Portrait, The Sorcerer’s Letterbox, The Clone Conspiracy, The Emerald Curse, The Heretic’s Tomb, The Doomsday Mask, The Time Camera, The Sphere of Septimus, Flashback, Future Imperfect, and Twisted Fate. Chapters is located at 66 Crowfoot Terrace NW in... read more

What’s it all about? An excerpt from The Social Media Writer’s Guide

  “The internet can be a powerful promotional tool and, following Simon’s suggestions and guidelines, a professional copywriter can certainly improve his/her skills. A good resource.”   Chapter One: People don’t read web copy These days, any organization that wants to either do business, or stay in business, has to have an online presence. A website is crucial if a company’s... read more

Writing for Children and Youth – January/February/March

Writing for Children and Youth Online Course – January 28 to March 19 The children and youth writing market is a rich and vibrant one. In this online course, you will examine the writing process from initial concept to finished work including how to turn ideas into stories, story structure, developing characters, the creation of outlines and the importance of editing and revision. You will also... read more

What’s it all about? An excerpt from The Children’s Writer’s Guide

  “This is by far the best book I have picked up to help me kick start my writing!” Chapter Four: Where Do Ideas Come From One of the most common questions asked of authors, whether from children during school visits or in interviews, is “Where do you get your ideas?” In so many ways, ideas are all around us – in newspapers, magazines, pictures, photographs, other books whether fiction... read more

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