IFOA 2014

Carry-on bag packed and boarding pass printed! IFOA, here I come! I am thrilled to be heading to Toronto tomorrow to take part in IFOA- the International Festival of Authors! I will be speaking about my novel Record Breaker, which won the Silver Birch Award at this year’s fabulous Festival of Trees. It is a  huge […]

Record Breaker Won the Silver Birch Award!!!

I still can’t quite believe it. SO EXCITING! But to backtrack a little… Yesterday was the Festival of Trees in Toronto. For those who don’t know about it, the Festival of Trees is the culmination of the Ontario Library Association’s Forest of Reading program- and it is the largest Canadian literary event for young readers. I live […]

Thunder Bay Kids, You are Fabulous!

Yesterday was the Festival of Trees in Thunder Bay and I have to say a HUGE thank you to all the kids for  making me feel like a *ROCKSTAR*. Wow. What am amazing day. First I met the fabulous Marissa, a sixth grader. Marissa is also a writer and lover of stories, and she did […]