PSST … Want to know what the POLTERGEEKS sequel is about?

STUDENT BODIES: Whoever said being a teenage witch would be easy?  For fifteen-year-old Julie Richardson and the city’s resident protector from supernatural evil, the Left Hand Path doesn’t give a damn if you’ve found true love for the first time in your life. There’s someone lurking the halls of Crescent Ridge High School with enough malice to unleash an … [Read more…]

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When writing for teens, write for teens and not trends.

You know, when I started writing POLTERGEEKS a couple of years ago, I really did try to create some authenticity. A challenge of course, given that I was 42 at the time and my experience of teen life was about 30 years past its best before date. I did have help though, a lot of … [Read more…]

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Merry Christmas!

It’s about five in the morning on Christmas Eve – it’s about – 24 Celsius outside my window and we’ve got record snowfall in the tiny metropolis of Saskatoon. The houses on my street are fairly lit up with rainbow of festive colors and the sky is clear and cold. I hate winter and aspire … [Read more…]

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Revision complete – sending THIS off to my agent!

If you’re wondering what I’ve been on about (besides Tweeting about Saskatoon’s apparent inability to plow the streets amid record snowfall) – you’ll know that I had a title problem for my revision. I’d originally planned to call this project THE NORTH but my agent suggested I give it a new title. After finishing my … [Read more…]

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