Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Packaging Your Imagination Conference

This Saturday, November 16, I’ll be part of CANSCAIP’s Packaging Your Imagination Conference.
The conference is Canada’s largest and longest running one on creating children’s culture. It offers tons of seminars – everything from comic-book storytelling to voicing your teen narrators. Whether you’re a beginner, established or somewhere in-between, CANSCAIP’s PYI Conference provides opportunities to improve your [...]

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Goth Portrait Success

The weekend before Halloween, I spent a lovely weekend in the front window of Toronto’s Type Books (883 Queen Street West), drawing goth portraits of customers throughout the day. That is, rapid portraits of people as goths. Perfect for Halloween, right? You walk in for some books, sit down and get to take home a [...]

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Difficult questions, work habits and book reviews

The end of October has been extremely busy, which is to be expected. After all, October’s a busy time for a book publicist, Dial M for Morna is kind of a Halloween book (which resulted in a lot of book events and happenings) and I love Halloween in general (see my costume this year in [...]

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