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Author of memoirs and suspense titles. Some have said that if you see me on the street (usually with a book in hand or a laptop fired up), I appear a cold, hard-fisted person. However, once we’ve spoken for five minutes or less, you’ll have laughed at least once. That is, provided you appreciate sarcastic, self-deprecating wit.

My first short story was penned in middle school and I was hooked ever since.

I graduated with honours from Humber College and began working as an Administrative Coordinator for a large, multinational corporation shortly afterward. Quickly learning that the corporate world, despite the love I had for my job, is a slow killer of creativity, I chose to quit during maternity leave in 2006.

Difficulty thinking outside the box soon evaporated when I received something that didn’t come in one: my first child. While at home with the baby my imaginative energy got the better of me and my first memoir was written. It had been a dream of mine to write about my late father, who passed away from alcoholism in 1992, and it took me two years to compose a fifty-page manuscript, but I did it.

The rest is history. My bookshelf is six high now with five more and counting to come.
 
Eleven years ago I took a break from corporate life to raise my children.  Approximately ten years ago I decided to do something I’d always wanted to do: write a...
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The first review this book received was from a book editor, which was infuriating! I'll admit it, when I used to be a regular book reviewer, I had an agenda.  But the...
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I decided to do an experiment to see if I can tap into the Amazon Prime member market, so… If you're an Amazon Prime member, check out these books: (click on the...
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Sales of this book have never been affected by 'trolling'…it still remains my 'reader favourite' While most authors probably run and hide under the covers, crying for...
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After a couple of months watching free price matches, and the volume increasing per week, it's finally… Permanently free on Amazon! Readers can now enjoy Book One of...
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Enjoy Free Reads on Your Kobo…Compliments of Me Since going wide last year, I've been working diligently to get all my books into as many readers' hands as possible,...
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Seven Lies, Four Truths She felt his cold, hard knuckles connect with her face… Her jaw bone cracked in her ear, sending echoes throughout her body, awakening dozens...
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Book Three now available. Subscribe and get Book One FREE. See below for details Experiment with readers The best way to come up with new and exciting ways to bring...
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In a previous post, I discussed the criteria for determining whether or not a book is 'good enough' to be self-published.  And something I left readers with was what...
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About the Book New York living has suited Layla Dixon well for as long as she can remember. The teen is the middle sister in a home where both parents are doctors. Mary...
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There is a certain post circulating Facebook that is ruffling my feathers.  Much of Facebook I don't care for, and for the most part I ignore.  There are certain...
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In taking a break from writing posts for a couple of weeks, a few positive things have happened, and they are both as a result of something we should all take to...
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The most frustrating part of having anxiety disorder is that you can go days without symptoms…sometimes weeks, with little or no evidence of having any kind of mental...
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So why have I given up on writing books?  And what does this have to do with depression and anxiety? These recent posts, as you'll notice, have nothing to do with...
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We're all familiar with what it is like to be depressed or anxious, but what does it mean when you have a 'disorder'? Depression can be mild, moderate, or severe and can...
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