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When I self-published my first novel at the end of 2011 I truly believed that if I could just get my words in front of readers, via Amazon’s website, then the world would recognize my brilliance. Read More
What is the price to be paid for family pride and cultural heritage? What lengths will one go to, to protect all that he holds dear? Read More
Writing is a solitary activity. I sit alone at my computer, staring at the screen until I force myself to tap out the words. But once the words are written, the story ‘complete’, the loneliness of writing ends. Read More
The tales of Canadian music and humorous hockey anecdotes add breadth and colour to this story but The Lonely End Of The Rink is less about hockey and music as it is about fitting in and being accepted for who one is. Read More
Arctic Summer is a beautifully written fictionalized biography of the renown author, E. M. Forster. The title, borrowed from a novel Forster started in 1909 and never completed, echoes the dichotomy of Forster’s life, one where the light of summer is fleeting, followed by longer periods of gray. Read More
I often yearn for the collaborative energy of Circus Day. I suppose that’s why it feels so good to bounce ideas around with my writers’ group. To jam with other musicians. To cook meals with friends or to paddle together on a dragon-boat team. Read More
This is a sample excerpt regarding the whistler writers festival Read More
Nancy Routley will be appearing at the Whistler Writers Fest Oct. 17 to 19. She knows her stuff, and she has a theory – it’s not about the food, and dieting isn’t the answer. It goes much deeper. Read More
BC Book Prize winning author, Kathryn Para will be appearing at this year’s Whistler Readers and Writers Festival scheduled for October 17th to 19th.
Lucky explores the impact of war on those who bring it into our living rooms – the foreign correspondents. Read More