Wolfville, NS – Tuesday, February 28 – Sense and Serendipity: Discovering Women\’s Stories through historical research (at Acadia University)

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Get Excited and Write Things

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Lately I’ve been chasing after the bliss that comes from unfettered art making. That, I’ve learned, is where the “good stuff” lives. For me, the start of a new project means writing page after page of thoughts, ideas, scenes, dialogue etc., just so I can get to something good. I circle around the tale — searching, looking for one shining …

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After the ball is over…

In The Virgin Cure, the writing life by ami4 Comments

Here are a few highlights from my recent trip to Toronto. Yes, it’s true. The fabulously talented Erin Morgenstern (author of The Night Circus) “accosted” me at the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s Book Lover’s Ball. And, of course,  I loved every minute of it. In truth, we were mostly bonding over our love of sparkly things…me, adoring the stars in …