Another Successful Signing

Yesterday’s book signing in Owen Sound at Smith Books went very well. Shoppers came in waves so that there were either 20 people at cash or no one, which was a blast, gave everyone a breather in between. I must say how wonderful is Lisa, the manager at Smith Books. She’s very organized, very professional, runs a tight ship and is simply a terrific conversationalist with a caring, vibrant personality. Working with managers like her…

Book Signing Saturday in Owen Sound

If you’re in the Owen Sound, Ontario, area on Saturday do come join the staff and me at Smith Books, Heritage Place Mall, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. I’ll be signing copies of my new anthology of short, speculative fiction, And the Angels Sang, and historical fiction, Shadow Song. Both are receiving very good reviews, and make excellent Christmas gifts. Hope to see you at Coles!

Advance Order Discount on Two New Books

I’m pleased to offer a 25% advance order discount on Five Rivers two new upcoming books, How to Write a Non-fiction Book in 60 Days, and Elephant’s Breath & London Smoke: Historical Colour Names, Definitions & Uses, by Deb Salisbury. If ordering as a Christmas present, just send a note in the Comments section of Five Rivers secure shopping cart, and I’ll be sure to send along a note to the email address you provide…

I Capezzolo di Venere

I thought I’d share this wee exerpt from my cookbook, Recipes of a Dumb Housewife. This is a recipe that evolved over several Christmas marathon baking sessions. At first the cookies were plain shortbread with cherries on top. Then I thought it would be neat to have the cherry buried inside the cookie. And then I thought of decadence and dipped the cookie in chocolate, whereupon my daughter said the cookies looked like heavenly, seductive…

Book Signing in Guelph Rescheduled

The aborted book signing that was to take place Saturday, November 15 at Chapters, Stone Road Mall, 435 Stone Road, Guelph, N1G 2X6 will has been rescheduled, thanks to the efforts of Lindsey Burrow, the Events Coordinator. I’ll be at the Stone Road Mall Chapters Saturday, December 13, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., signing copies of And the Angels Sang and Shadow Song, just in time for your Christmas shopping!