Flannery O’Connor described fiction as both canny and uncanny. And I think that is my favorite adage for this most exacting, frustrating and satisfying art. It is a craft, but it is also a mystery — and the interweaving of these two aspects creates the fascination that keeps me going.
In this website you’ll find information on my books, reviews and interviews, and occasional thoughts on writing. Please feel free to join the discussion. Whether you’re a reader or a writer – or both – I look forward to hearing from you.
As of January, 2014, I am back to mentoring and manuscript critiquing with a small group of writers. If you have a manuscript you would like to have feedback on (critique with a one-on-one session) please contact me for rates.
Oh, My Darling has been selected as a Globe and Mail Top Book of the Year. I am thrilled to have my book on this list. For reviews from the Globe, National Post, Winnipeg Free Press, Quill and Quire (starred review ) and the book website Pickle Me This — see the Oh, My Darling page of this website.