News – 2013

November 2013

November 1, 2013 – My review of Children’s Ministry in the Way of Jesus by David M. Csinos and Ivy Beckwith is in the latest issue of Faith Today.

October 2013

October ? – The Fall 2013 issue of Time of Singing arrived and on page 5 is my poem “Walking in the Rain”!

September 2013

September  27 & 28 – Delivered two poetry workshops at the Inscribe Fall Conference – Wetaskiwin, Alberta.

September 25, 2013 – Began teaching an eight-week course (based on Joyce Meyer’s book Battlefield of the Mind) at She Is Inspired, the weekly Wednesday morning for women at my church.

August 2013

August 9, 2013 – My poem “Hannah” made it into the Summer edition of Time of Singing!

August 3, 2013 – My poem “Tomato High Priestess” was the day’s selection on Your Daily Poem.

July 2013

Received word word that two articles I submitted way back in the beginning of the year will be published in 2014!

June 2013

June 12-15 – I attended the Gala in Mississauga ON (June 12th) and Write Canada Conference in Guelph (13-15). My book didn’t win *sigh.* But I had a wonderful time at the conference, meeting old friends and connecting with industry professionals.

– I also got to be one of the judges for a poetry contest. What an interesting and educational experience!

May 2013

May 12, 2013 – Icing on the cake this Mother’s Day was to get the news that my poem “Forest Fire Roundel” received an Honorable Mention in the William Henry Drummond Poetry Contest.

May 2, 2013 – I’ll be joining with Emily Isaacson and Richard Toots in a Poetry Night live reading at the  the House of James Bookstore, 7:00 p.m.  Emily will also launch her new book Hours From A Convent.


April 2013

The Word Awards 2013 FinalistApril 18, 2012 –  I was delighted to discover Destiny’s Hands had made the shortlist in the 2013 Word Awards (Historical Fiction category). Winners will be announced at a Gala in the Toronto area on June 12, 2013.

March 2013

March 18, 2013 – I opened a new photoblog—promptings 2. I love the WordPress photoblog templates that make it possible to post photos LARGE, and organize them in categories. I’m excited for this opportunity to spotlight God’s magnificent creation. Now to get some readers!

January & February 2013

January & February, 2013 – The year started on a quiet note. After launching Destiny’s Hands last summer and keeping busy with book events till Christmas, I hunkered down in early 2013 and spent some time getting back into freelance work, writing and submitting a pieces to places that are still publishing. It felt good to get back into a  rhythm of writing and submitting.


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