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ConFusion Schedule!

I haven't posted my schedule yet! Mind you, I don't think I've even mentioned that I would be at ConFusion in Detroit this weekend, so I'm batting 100% on keeping this an unnecessary secret.  To be fair, I'm really going to stalk my Archivos Podcast co-host, Dave...

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New StoryBundle!

It's time for another Aurora Bundle, curated by the amazing and apparently never sleeping Douglas Smith! I'm extremely honoured to count Destiny's Fall among this great lineup. This is a wonderful chance to get introduced to some amazing authors, all for a great...

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Spoooookkkyyy Stories! (Boo!)

I love Hallowe'en. It's my absolute favourite storytelling season! This year, I'm telling stories for families, both in English and en français, on this Saturday! Join me from 12-1 at Vanier Branch of the Ottawa Public Library, and from 2-3 at the Rosemount Branch....

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Can*Con – Paper Airplane Contest Rules!

WARNING: I SCREAM AT YOU IN THIS POST AND I DO NO APOLOGIZE. Back by popular demand, the paper airplane contest shall once more wreak havoc upon CAN-CON. I've been asked mutliple questions by citizens: what shall I bring?  Do we need our own band aids?  A change of...

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For the Love of Exposure

With the whole Inspiration Village debacle, I had a chance to really chat about exposure and get various different points of view, and even chat with city officials quite a bit.*  Best of all: Inspiration Village artists have since reported that they're getting paid....

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Good Bye and Thank You. On the Loss of a Mentor.

Jennifer Cayley announced today that her wife and wonderful human being, writer and storyteller, Jan Andrews, passed away. Here’s the Facebook announcement: Wrong story.  I can’t agree with that statement more. Jan was a force of nature. She was an author and...

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