Monthly Archives: September 2011

Disappointing in almost every way for almost every reader!

So, it’s the night before the big book launch, and though I’m a book publicist, I still feel really, really awful before every book event. Sick to my stomach, filled with dread, etc. Since this is a launch for my own book, that horrible anxiety seems to be multiplied by three thousand. But it’s [...]

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Book trailer: Top Five Reasons to Read The Dead Kid Detective Agency

Forsaking reason and shame, I’ve made a trailer for The Dead Kid Detective Agency. And the good people at ECW Press haven’t disavowed knowledge of the book yet! As  my editor Erin  says, if you love madcap teen mystery-solving, things with ‘dead’ in the title, Canadian history and hip-hop, then this is the book trailer [...]

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More horn-tooting

I’ve been a bit absent from the blog lately, which is too bad, as there are many things I’d like to talk about. Namely, some of the great movies I saw the Toronto International Film Festival last week. But all that will have to wait, as I’ve been lucky enough to get two really sweet [...]

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Evidence: Book Now Available

Yes, faithful friends: The Dead Kid Detective Agency is in (some) bookstores now. It’s a bit terrifying how real it all is. The photo you see to the right was taken in a Toronto-area Chapters (according to them the book is ‘hot’!) and I have personally gone to Type on Queen Street West and signed [...]

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