Tagged with Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island “Book Tour”

Above: One of the earrings that my daughter Julie made of my new book. I have just returned from a “book tour” up-island. I use quotations marks here because this “tour” consisted of putting on a mask, wiping hands with sanitizer, following arrows to the counter and speaking to book-sellers about taking some copies of … Continue reading

Writing Contest

Victoria Writers’ Society has a writing contest every year. There are three categories: fiction, non-fiction and poetry, and the prizes in each are $300 for first and $200 for second. There are also two honourable mentions in each category and publication of all winning entries in Island Writer magazine. The contest is open to writers … Continue reading

Back from the Dead

That title of this blog is facetious but there is some truth to it. I have just been on a one-week vacation to Maui. It was another island in the Pacific, but unlike Vancouver Island, it was warm even in November. Unlike my earlier trip to Nova Scotia and South Carolina, this one had nothing … Continue reading