Writing YA lit also means reading YA lit. I looked for a book club where I could discover new authors and discuss books with like minded fans of the genre. When I couldn’t find a group with books that interested me, I created my own: Walking And Talking About YA Books In High Park. (It’s […]
I had a great time visiting Walton Raceway’s 2014 Amateur & Pro Parts Canada TransCan (August 13-17) where over 850 participants, from wee-tot to pro, competed in a host of race classes. Melody drove me around the grounds in her golf cart and we shared a few laughs each time I used IOMTT Races lingo […]
Meet Amy Mathers who is reading a book a day. Yes, a book a day. Inspired by Canadian hero Terry Fox, Amy has embarked on her own marathon, this one to help raise at least $100,000 for the Canadian teen book award, to be administered by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre. The $5,000 prize would be presented to […]
My time at this year’s Isle of Man TT Races to research a follow-up novel to TT Full Throttle was very productive. The next story, Thunder Road, will be from a pit crew’s point of view, which meant I needed to find some TT mechanics to follow around and ask procedural questions. I was lucky […]
I had a chance to watch a motorcycle photo shoot with photographer Bill Petro, as he took pictures of Paul Murphy’s Aprillia RS 640. Bill’s been photographing bikes for 42 years. You can find more of his spectacular shots at: www.billpetrotv.com . Bill met Paul at the Annual Motorcycle Springshow and along with noticing the Aprillia’s polished […]
Friends collaborated on this animation project from one of my Isle of Man TT poems called, SHE RIDES, inspired by the women who ride the TT. Love it!
TT: Full Throttle named in The Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s annual magazine Best Books for Kids & Teens 2014!
I’m thrilled to find out that TT: Full Throttle was named in The Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s annual magazine: Best Books for Kids & Teens 2014! The guide contains recommended books for kids and teens ages 0-18 and helps parents, teachers, librarians, booksellers and children’s literature enthusiasts stock their bookshelves with the very best books Canada […]
The Writer Blog Hop is a tag for writers who blog. A writer came up with the four questions below and answered them on his/her blog, then tagged three blogger friends to answer the same questions on their blogs and so on. The writer who tagged me is the talented Heather Jackson. She writes for a […]
Upcoming Appearance! TT: Full Throttle book signing at 33rd Annual National Motorcycle and Tattoo Show April 12 & 13
I’m excited to be attending my first National Motorcycle and Tattoo Show! April 13 & 14 at the Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto National Motorcycle and Tattoo Show Website Their Facebook Page Twitter: @NtlMtrcycleShow I’ll be there to sign copies of my debut novel, TT: Full Throttle A story about Canadians travelling to the Isle […]
I had a lot of fun this past weekend signing copies of TT FULL THROTTLE and meeting people who are passionate about bikes at the Motorcycle Spring Show. Highlights include: cafesupercross.com Who’s introducing a high-octane, invitational superbike racing webcast series called Motorcycle WARS (which sounds really cool). 42nd Paris National Rally Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group […]