Continuing with my celebration of some extraordinarily ordinary women in honour of International Women’s Day on Thursday, March 8th, let me introduce you to a girlfriend extraordinaire – Debba Haupert! As well as her impressive professional career, her bio describes her as a “wife, sister, daughter, neighbor, pet lover/owner, marathon walker, crafter, traveler, and girlfriend”. When she’sContinue reading “Girlfriendology – celebrating International Women’s Day!”
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March 8 is International Women’s Day
Let’s hear it for the ladies! International Women’s Day (8th of March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. For more information go to http://www.internationalwomensday.com. Events are planned around the globe with the U.K. leading the way, followed by the U.S.A., Canada, Belize (!), and AustraliaContinue reading “March 8 is International Women’s Day”
February 14th is V-Day – not just hearts and flowers
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! As people all over the globe celebrate this very commercial day of spreading love … and I’m all for the sentiment behind it … I’m asking you to take some time to put thought and effort into another kind of call to action for February 14th. V-Day is an organized responseContinue reading “February 14th is V-Day – not just hearts and flowers”
Finding the balance between writing and building an author platform
Time is a precious commodity of which there never seems to be enough. There are seldom nights I fall into bed (the best feeling !) that I don’t wish there had been a few more hours in my day. I always see this as a positive though, that my day was so good I wantContinue reading “Finding the balance between writing and building an author platform”
2011 BookExpo America – what’s new and what’s next!
There’s a lot of book buzz in The Big Apple this week! The largest annual book fair in the United States is being held May 23 to 26 in New York City. Commonly referred to as BEA, BookExpo America is the book industry’s premier trade show in the USA. Locations sometimes vary but each springContinue reading “2011 BookExpo America – what’s new and what’s next!”
2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards
Well, this was a great start to my day! I opened my e-mail to discover the following message from Indie Book Awards. “Congratulations! Your book has been named a Finalist in the First Novel (over 80,000 words) category of the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Congratulations! Your achievement will be published at http://www.IndieBookAwards.com alongContinue reading “2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards”
My guest blog on Girlfriendology
You can never have too much to say about the special girlfriends in your life. Click here to read my guest blog on Girlfriendology’s website in honour of the great ladies in my Bridge Club!
Girlfriendology – what friendship is all about!
Here’s another great website. Girlfriendology celebrates the meaningful friendships women share. Their posts are informative, entertaining, and important, supported by relevant links. The interaction of their thousands of followers speaks to the popularity of Girlfriendology. They have just begun a Wednesday page where women can send in photos of their girlfriend groups and I’m sharingContinue reading “Girlfriendology – what friendship is all about!”
Girlfriends are good for your health …
A friend just sent this to me and I want to share it with you. They Teach It at Stanford As reported by a woman who had just finished taking an evening class at Stanford. The last lecture was on the mind-body connection – the relationship between stress and disease. The speaker (head of psychiatryContinue reading “Girlfriends are good for your health …”
More about TBC characters- Jane
Wow! It’s been fun to hear how many of you related to the Sea To Sky Highway, Jane’s favourite drive (Chapter 3). It’s an awesome drive from Horseshoe Bay, just north of Vancouver, along the coast and then carved out of the steep cliffs overlooking the always breathtakingly beautiful Howe Sound, up past the in-your-faceContinue reading “More about TBC characters- Jane”