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Waiting for this morning's coffee to finish brewing. Also for the snow to start falling later today. We're supposed to get about 25 centimetres, but nothing like they had in Newfoundland yesterday. The entire island shut down with about 75 centimetres of the white stuff...

Good Saturday morning. Not a lot to report on the writing front this week. My 7 Criminal Minds Monday blog post about New Year's resolutions can be found here. All my fellow bloggers have interesting takes on the question for your reading pleasure. I was also asked...

The fourth day into 2020 and our routines are settling back to normal. Still feels as if we're on holiday and getting down to work has been tough. I'm getting there ...

The approaching New Year's Eve is a good opportunity to reflect on the year that was and think about the year to come. Here are a few highlights from mine! In March, I flew to Vancouver for Left Coast Crime and spent four days meeting crime...

Four more sleeps until Christmas but we're having our first Christmas dinner tonight. Turkey, stuffing, cranberries, and all the fixings. Yes, I'll be three pounds heavier come nightfall. This is also the winter Solstice, shortest day of the year so a good day to have...

Ten days till Christmas Eve! I like the lead up to the big day although it can be stressful, shopping and planning meals and decorating. I'm almost done shopping and spent an afternoon wrapping gifts. Ted and I also made our annual trip to the...

It's been an odd few weeks away from the keyboard, but this is the perfect time of year to finish a project and have some free time. Christmas shopping, baking, cards, parties ...

My big news this week is that I've locked down the details of the Ottawa book launch for Closing Time, which is due out the end of March 2020. Save the date: Saturday, May 9 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Granite Curling Club, 2026...

It has been a busy week! Last Saturday, I joined Barb Fradkin at Chapters Barrhaven as part of a Crime Writers of Canada mystery weekend. These events are always fun since not only do I get to talk to readers there's also time to catch up...

Last week of September and my curling leagues start up this week. Looks like there's no more denying that summer is over. It's the bittersweet season - a month of beauty before the snow and cold. A few things this week. The Dundurn editor sent along...