Fun ‘Cosm Fact: I was a tech writer, too!

Fun 'Cosm Fact: Like Virj, I was a technical writer, but for over twenty years. It wasn't my passion but I learned so much, especially after attending what I fondly called Editing Bootcamp. I worked under several strong editors during my career, and I even co-wrote a style guide for a high-tech company. My whacky …

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Fun ‘Cosm Fact: Um, why all the dessert?

So, when I was drafting Life in the 'Cosm, I was about six chapters in and realised I'd mentioned dessert way too often. Then I paused and thought, Hm, I wonder if I can mention dessert, even in passing, in every chapter? I haven't double checked, but I think it's darned close. Anyone who knows me equates me …

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If I’m an author, why am I doodling a comic strip?

Even though my book, Life in the 'Cosm, is already published, its official launch is next weekend on October 29, 2016. (See more info on the Renaissance Press website!)  So, it's super really true, I'm an author now, who writes words. Whoot! But, if I'm all about the writey-writey, why am I also doodling a comic strip of …

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I lost my second (or third) virginity at Can*Con 2016!

Holy stars, as Xax the Draga warrior would say in my book. It has been less than one year since I lost my virginity at Ottawa PopExpo, my first-ever con of any kind. That's when I cosplayed as a fashionista dalek, got lost, and met Caroline Fréchette and Madona Skaff-Koren from Renaissance Press. Caroline had shouted, "Hey, I …

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