Tag: ottawa

Ottawa Book Launch with Kate Heartfield! June 14 at Patty Boland’s

I’m excited to tell you that my good friend and fellow Ottawa writer Kate Heartfield and I will be launching our debut books, both from ChiZine Publications, on June 14 at Patty Boland’s in Ottawa’s Byword Market! We run from 5:30 – 8:00, but drop in anytime. Throughout the evening, we’ll have readings, raffles, prizes […]

Documentary: The City that Fun Forgot (?)

I came across this documentary and had to share. I live in Ottawa, which is Canada’s national capital. Thought a city of almost 1 million people, it lacks a vibrancy or energy that a city this size should have. This documentary examines how external perceptions (i.e., the residents carrying the blame for actions of government) and governmental […]

Writing workshop: "Keep Readers on the Edge of Their Seats" at CAN-CON on Oct. 30 in Ottawa

I will be teaching a 2-hour writing workshop on how to keep readers on the edges of their seats before the official start of CAN-CON, Ottawa’s SF/F/H convention coming up October 30 – November 1, 2015. This workshop is one of four workshops being run before the convention officially starts, so you won’t miss any programming by […]

CAN-CON 2014: Your guide for getting coffee, food, booze, etc.

If you’re coming into downtown Ottawa for CAN-CON, our local convention on speculative fiction, in early October, navigating downtown Ottawa can be a challenge. Even for its residents, what’s a bustling central core during on weekdays becomes abandoned and closed over the weekend. Here’s an attempt to let you know where you can find services in downtown Ottawa. If […]