Monthly Archives: March 2012

Hamilton Workshop Preview

In advance of my publishing workshop at Hamilton’s gritLIT Festival this coming Saturday (March 31), book and publishing website Open Book Ontario interviewed me (or rather, Open Book editor Erin Knight did)  about what attendees can expect to learn (or not learn). Read this excerpt:
Among the most highly anticipated events (aside from the rollicking Gala [...]

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Geek Love’s Paper Anniversary

Long-time (and long-suffering) readers of this blog (hi, mom!) will know I’m the co-organizer of a monthly Toronto event series called Geek Love. With co-organizer (and real founder) Emma Woolley, we’ve been hosting nights of geek-themed television at The Ossington (61 Ossington Street) for a year. We’ve screened nights of The Venture Brothers, Battlestar Galactica, [...]

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Library Lady loves Dead kids

The Dead Kid Detective Agency was reviewed very favourably by blogger, The Library Lady (Hylary).
One of the best parts of the review is that I turned her around. She started out hating my style, but grew to enjoy it.  I love when that happens:
I have to admit that when I first started reading this novel [...]

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