This book is delightful. The characters are relatable in their humor (and struggles), and the world-building is done in a subtle way that isn’t glaringly jarring or overly pointed… you just get swept up and carried along. And the visuals are great. Definitely worth a read for fans of almost any genre. You won’t be … More Reader feedback on Life in the ‘Cosm: Oct 6, 2016
I wrote about meeting two authors from Renaissance Press when I lost my virginity at Ottawa PopExpo in November 2015. One of the authors I talked to was Madona Skaff-Koren, who wrote Journey of a Thousand Steps. She was absolutely lovely to speak with, and so was Caroline Frechette, who was also at the booth. After a delightful chat with … More Journey of a Thousand Steps: high-tech, intrigue, Ottawa
One of the admins of the group, Robin Elizabeth, is an indie writer. I just finished Episode 1 and Episode 2 of her novellas, What Happens in Book Club… I affectionately nickname them the Australian Bridget Jones’s Dairies. They tell the story of Gwyn, a high school teacher who with her besties, Selena and Mac, belong to a monthly book club that takes place in a local pub. They’ve just finished reading Fifty Shades of Grey and are trying to disinfect themselves with classics for the next year. Should be safe, right? … More What Happens in Book Club: Saucy, sexy, and so much fun!
As I await comments from beta readers, I am almost in hysterics over how emotional my Ma is about my novel. It’s like watching a child see the sky for the first time. I think she might be even more attached to my characters than I am. It’s just hilarious how after so many chapters … More I’m afraid for my Ma’s health. MEDIC!
“Hi, I’m Cait, and I’m a writer.” “Hiiiiiiii, Cait!” “It’s been over 20 years since I started writing, and I acknowledge I need a higher power. I need an editor.” People clap. Someone hugs me. An enthusiastic word-smith gives me tips on how I could have improved my confession. I am among writers who cannot write … More No, really, get an editor.