My new work in progress is a young adult novel about two women who lead very different lives and end up finding true love with one another. I’m hoping LGBQT teens and young adults will be able to find hope. Rosa is a￼ teenager with a secret. She’s very smart and hopes to escape her… Read More I’ve Started My New YA Novel
When I was growing up I was the furthest thing from an artist that you could imagine. Sure, I could stay in the lines while colouring but I couldn’t draw a straight line. I had no interest in art. I was a sociable girl and playing with my friends was my favourite thing to do.… Read More Who Knew I’d Be An Artist?
I took a day off yesterday to read. I’ve written before how I find reading and writing difficult to do simultaneously. You can read that post here. Reading is essential for writers and I’ve especially been reading memoirs so I can learn more about style and content. I read an entire book and most of another one.… Read More Alphabet Soup Challenge-Read
I’m an Educational Assistant who works in a regular high school classroom setting supporting students who have special needs. My job is challenging but very rewarding. I also find humor in the unlikeliest places. Take Grade Nine Science, for example. The teacher was reviewing matter, states of mattter, and other scientific topics when one of… Read More Teens Say The Darndest Things
I was at the farm today with my students. We go every Thursday. You can read more about that here. Today, I saw a bucket with some printing inside of it. I thought it was funny. Peter from Meritings made a perfect comment and one I should have thought of: “That’s a good life lesson in itself. What we… Read More No Poop Or Garbage
Click here to see a hilarious parody of Adele’s “Hello” done by my very talented colleagues and students.