I see you. The creative soul who usually spends days head down in a journal. Maybe elbow deep in paint or fingers dusty with smudged charcoal. Perhaps you prefer quick shutter speeds and wide lenses. The resonance of a guitar string strummed softly. Or rhythm moving through your body expressing pain past and present, like … Continue reading Creativity under attack: surviving quarantine as an artist
I arrived home on Wednesday to find my pre-order copies of BIG: Stories About Life in Plus-Sized Bodies had arrived.
It was an honour to help Mare McHale edit Finding Your Cape: How to Course Correct and Achieve Greatness When Things Don’t Go As Planned.
The thing about being a freelance editor is you can’t see the all the reactions your writer has during the highs and lows of the editing process.
Happy New Year! It feels like forever since I have shared an update on projects. With all the fun 2020 puns going around, I could easily say it feels like a decade since I last posted. (Thanks, it feels much better having that out of my system.) I got some incredibly amazing news that I … Continue reading BIG featured on Loan Stars list
I have never heard my grandfather's voice. Now that I have that chance, why am I stalling on pressing play?
This season always makes me wistful.
"Easy Out" has been selected for publication in Caitlin Press' forthcoming anthology BIG: Stories about a Life in Plus-Sized Bodies.
UBC's Okanagan campus launched its inaugural campaign in 2018, telling stories of research and learning experiences uniquely available in Kelowna. I was proud to contribute to this initiative by writing two stories. Aging Well This story showcased researchers drawn to the Okanagan region's cluster of viticulture and wine production, and the unique and meaningful connections … Continue reading Telling the story of UBC Okanagan
The following story won the Neville Shanks Memorial Silver Award for Historical Writing, from the B.C.-Yukon Community Newspaper Association in 2006. Searching for Sidney Closure for family comes in Holland Coquitlam Now, Friday, Nov. 11, 2005 Geoff Peterson remembers when he first learned the name of RCAF Flying Officer Sidney Peterson. He was seven and … Continue reading Searching for Sidney: award winner