Canyon Meadows Market

This Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm I’ll be signing copies of all my books at the Canyon Meadows Market. The event is being held at Canyon Meadows Community Association, 844-848 Cantabrian Drive SW in Calgary. Learn all about my many novels, as well as about my coaching and editing services for writers and authors. Hope to see you... read more

Learn how to write effective and compelling historical fiction

Historical fiction combines the events of the past with characters and stories from the writer’s imagination. This course examines the art of writing historical fiction and the need to fully immerse yourself in a particular time period to make your storytelling more believable. Learn how to write effective, authentic and appealing historical fiction and how to turn your ideas into compelling stories.... read more

Writing for Children and Youth at the University of Calgary

Writing for Children and Youth at the University of Calgary – May 21, 2024    Writing for children and youth is a rich and vibrant global market. Focus on writing fiction for readers aged 8 to 12 years. Examine the writing process from initial concept to finished work including turning ideas into stories, story structure, developing characters, creating outlines, and the importance of editing... read more

Interview with Judith Starkston, author of Flights of Treason

Today I’m welcoming writer Judith Starkston to answer some questions about the intoxicating blend of history and fantasy she’s created in her four book Tesha series set in the Bronze Age world of the Hittites. Let me start by asking who are the Hittites, and how did you come to set your fiction in their world? The Hittites are the empire that history forgot—until somewhat recently when archaeologists... read more

Copywriting for Business

I offer a number of writer services for business. The way in which you communicate with your customers is a vital component of your business and well written content can be the difference between success and failure. I have extensive experience in writing for a wide range of industries and market segments. I offer a variety of copywriting services including website content, blogs and newsletters, social... read more

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