Guest Post: Why Do You Need to Plan Before Writing?

Hello readers! I’ve been busy ramping up for National Novel Writing Month. Molly Miranda #3 is, of course, the project I’ll be focusing on and I’m so excited about it. I’ve only tried NaNoWriMo once before and it didn’t go very well, but that was before I had two novels … Read More

FREE on Kindle!

Now’s the time to pick up Molly Miranda: Thief for Hire for FREE on Kindle. Limited time only. Shortlisted for the 2016 PEI Book Award for fiction. 4.8/5 on Amazon. Go now and grab a FREE copy of Thief for Hire!

Author Event in Five Islands

This little lady is traveling to her hometown of Five Islands, Nova Scotia next weekend to do an author event! If you happen to be in Five Islands on Saturday, August 27 at 2pm, stop by the Five Islands Bazaar (that’s the old Five Islands Elementary School building across from … Read More

Molly Miranda: Thick as Thieves is HERE!

The sequel is here, the sequel is here! Okay, so, the paperback isn’t available EVERYWHERE just yet but it’s available for purchase on Amazon in the US, UK and Germany. I expect it to be available in Canada and other countries in a few days. Take me to the paperback please! … Read More

Molly’s Playlist: Thick as Thieves

Obviously, I’m pretty excited about Molly Miranda: Thick as Thieves coming out soon. The paperback will be out next month and the ebook shortly after that. That’s one of the reasons that when the song below came up on my phone this afternoon, I smiled. It’s charming and delightful aaaaand, of … Read More

Win a Signed Molly Miranda Paperback + $5 Amazon Gift Card

This giveaway is now over. Congratulations Nicole Zottola! Happy International Chick Lit Month everyone! Lots of stuff going on during May: I’m working with an editor to whip Molly Miranda: Thick as Thieves (the Thief for Hire sequel) into shape, I’ve got two bookish events next week and my husband and … Read More

REVIEW: Marilyn Monroe: The Biography

I feel guilty for believing all the things people have said about Marilyn Monroe. Marilyn Monroe had an affair with Robert Kennedy and President John F. Kennedy. Marilyn Monroe was a “dumb blonde,” capable of only playing “dumb blonde” roles. Marilyn Monroe only had her beauty and her figure and … Read More

PEI Book Awards in the Guardian

My lovely mother-in-law clipped this out of the newspaper for me. Click to see a larger version. Congratulations to Finley Martin, author of The Dead Letter, for winning in the Fiction category.

Upcoming Events

Reading Town PEI starts on April 30! Learn more about the 2016 festival. THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016 — 7pm at the Confederation Centre Public Library, Charlottetown, PE Celebrating PEI Books: Island Stories I’ll be there with six other writers nominated for the Prince Edward Island Book Award. I’ll read from Molly Miranda: Thief for … Read More

I can’t even.

Today I was notified that Molly Miranda: Thief for Hire, my silly little book, has been shortlisted for the 2016 Prince Edward Island Book Award. The event is held every two years and a prize is awarded in fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Obvs, Molly was shortlisted in the fiction category. …Wow. I … Read More