Orangeville Book Signing Huge Success!

The book signing on Saturday at Coles, Orangeville, was a resounding success, with people queued and waiting before I was set up. Nearly ran out of copies of Shadow Song! And it was so great to meet with folks I hadn’t seen in years and years, like my children’s babysitter when we lived in Hockley Valley, their kindergarten teacher, and our former neighbour. The staff at Coles were terrific, so helpful, friendly and enthusiastic! Signed…

Review: How to Write a Non-Fiction Book in 60 Days

Paul Lima’s latest book, How to Write a Non-Fiction Book in 60 Days (Lulu Publishing, 75 pages, $12.95 paperback, $9.95 download) is an energizing, realistic self-help guide perfect for novice through experienced writers. Lima’s no-nonsense techniques and experience take you from thought to first draft, presented with his usual fluid writing. Not a fan of self-help books, and being primarily a writer of fiction, I found myself nodding in agreement with all his processes. If…

Review: Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Despite the talents of Cate Blanchet, Geoffery Rush, and Clive Owen, talent wasn’t enough to overcome the tragically inaccurate and Bollywood concoction of fantasy director Shekhar Kapur presented in Elizabeth: The Golden Age. Why it is Elizabeth I’s legendary life, already rife with intrigue, spectacle and grandeur, had to be further embellished by the wretched screenplay of William Nicholson and Michael Hirst is quite beyond my comprehension. One wonders, did these men not read any…

Finalized Book Signings

Lorina will be signings copies of Recipes of a Dumb Housewife and Shadow Song at the following book stores: o Saturday, March 29, 2008, Coles Orangeville, Orangeville Mall, 150 First Street, Orangeville, Ontario, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.o Saturday, April 26, 2008, Coles Waterloo, Conestoga Mall, 550 King Street North, Waterloo, Ontario, Noon to 4:00 p.m.o Saturday, May 31, 2008, Coles Newmarket, Upper Canada Mall, 17600 Yonge Street, Newmarket, Ontario, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.o Saturday, June…