Have you ever written something on your to do list that is already done, just so you can have the pleasure of crossing it off and feeling like you’ve accomplished something? Yep. I do that. And although some loved ones who shall remain nameless mock me for it (just a little), I have no plans to stop.
Why do I do it? Read more
For several years now, I’ve been one of the lucky authors chosen to facilitate workshops at the Kamloops Young Authors Conference. This is a pretty special event, as students come from all over the district after being identified as promising and creative young minds. Read more
For those of you out there passionate about writing and illustrating for children, there’s a great event coming up that you won’t want to miss.
SCBWI Canada West puts on a one day conference at the Holiday Inn Express in Metrotown, Burnaby BC. The date for this year is Saturday May 4th, 2013. For more information about the conference, and how to register, you can visit the conference page on the SCBWI Canada West website. Read more
Every now and then, it’s important to wipe the slate of your mind clean for a while, and then see what appears on it while you revel in silence.
In this busy world we live in, we’re constantly bombarded with sound, visuals, information, responsibilities – we’re in a permanent state of “available” to essentially whatever chooses to assault our senses. Most of the time this doesn’t really register for me(to a certain extent I thrive on the challenge of filtering all that), until suddenly I realize I’m twitchy, and my brain feels so full it might explode, and I actually can’t stop the thoughts from processing, or even concentrate on just one thing at a time. Read more
I’ve been pretty quiet online lately, and that’s mainly because I’ve been working on several big projects that are all readying for launch at roughly the same time. The perfect storm of deadlines – which means that I’ve been spending every spare minute working on stuff I can’t…quite…talk about…yet. Thus, the radio silence. Easier to say nothing at all!
However, the moment has come for the release of the first big project – a short animated film! Read more
I have a few clients who I’ve created WordPress based sites for, and they have their website hosting with Godaddy. I thought it would be fun to kill two birds with one stone. Make a tutorial for them showing them how to back up their websites, and at the same time provide people with an opportunity to play with something I created on the new software I’ve been using to make interactive e-learning materials. Website not hosted by godaddy? Just use the backup to dropbox section of the tutorial! Read more