Dirty Laundry

Busy Fall

It’s shaping up to be a pretty crowded September and October.

I’ve got my new book due to my editor in October (yikes, that seemed like so far away just a couple of months ago).

I will be reading at Word on the Street Toronto on September 22nd and Word on the Street Kitchner on the 21st.

I am teaching a writing workshop at the Oakwood Village Library in Toronto from September 25th through October 16th.

I will be attending the Vancouver Writer’s Festival Literati Gala on October 21st and reading at the Vancouver Writer’s Festival on October 24th.

And of course, there are several school visits scheduled throughout this fall.

I wish I could say I’d had a relaxing summer in preparation but unfortunately I got very sick (I won’t go into the gory details) for three weeks and was pretty much out of commission. I’m better now, thank goodness, but it did not make for the best July/August. You never appreciate your health as much as when you don’t have it. And, as much of a cliche as it is, if you don’t have your health you really don’t have anything. Because you can’t appreciate the rest of the things in your life when all you want to do is lie on the couch and sleep.

Anyway, that’s what my autumn is looking like and I’m excited about it. I love getting out and meeting readers, talking writing and reading. Should be a good time.