Blog

From time to time, I post news on my blog relating to conferences, books, events and memorable experiences.  You can access the blog entries by clicking on the posts, below.  Please feel free to make comments or ask questions!

  • “Run for Your Life” Hits Bookstore Shelves!

    I am thrilled to announce that Run for Your Life, my sixth novel for Canadian publishers Lorimer & Co., was published on August 1, 2017. The book is … more

  • There’s No Place Like Home – Author Visits in Rossland, BC

    No matter how far we go, no matter how old we get, our schools stay with us. For better and for worse. All of my novels contain … more

  • “Meet the World” Event in Odaiba (Tokyo)

    Recently, I was privileged to be invited to be a guest speaker at Meet the World, a unique series of events hosted by the Minato Ward office … more

  • 2016 Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) – Country of Focus: Japan

    This year’s Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) was particularly special for me, as the Country of Focus was the place where I have lived and worked … more

  • Translator Alexander O Smith Returns to Yokohama International School

    On Tuesday, March 15th, our Grade 11 class at Yokohama International School was lucky enough to spend 90 minutes with Japanese-to-English translator Alexander O. Smith. This was Alex’s … more

  • Author Visit – Xi’an Hanova International School

    I was lucky enough to be invited to visit Xi’an Hanova International School in central China for a two-day author visit in late March. This was actually my second … more