Many literary and arts events scheduled for 2020 have been cancelled or postponed. In the meanwhile, I'm busy writing and painting. Looking forward to getting back to public circulation when it's safe to do so.
Stay healthy, everyone!
BREAKING NEWS! The Muskoka Novel Marathon 2020 has decided to go viral for this year's event. Dates are July 17 - 20th. I'll be locked in my office 'round the clock working on this years YA Novel. Any funds raised from the event go to support the Simcoe/Muskoka YMCA Literacy Programs. You can support me in this great adventure by going to www.muskokanovelmarathon.ca and clicking WRITERS.
October 2019 2nd Place - Stratford Festival/Rotary Short Story Contest 'Twelve Stops to Airport'
September 2019 Winner - Best Young Adult Novel Muskoka Novel Marathon 2019 'A Chain of Broken Hearts'
July 2019 Finalist - Canadian Author's Association Poetry Contest (Niagara Branch) 'Baby' This poem will be published in The Banister and released October 26th, 2019.
July 2019 Shortlisted (Finalist) Eden Mills Writers Festival - Literary Contest Non-Fiction 'Just a Cuppa Coffee'
June 2019 WINNER - 1st Place South Simcoe Arts Festival Adult Short Story Contest 'Moonlight with Tom Thomson' was judged by Brian Henry.
WINNER - Phyllis Smallman Award for Great Writing South Simcoe Arts Festival 2019 May 2019 Shortlisted (Finalist) 2019 NOWW International Writing Contest in the Creative Non-Fictioncategory. My story, 'Just A Cuppa Coffee' was judged by author M.G. Vassanji.
September 2018 Winner - Eden Mills Writers Festival - Fringe Festival 'Fairy Castle in the West'