Monthly Archives: August 2010

Read the first chapter of “The Drawing Lesson”


Read the first chapter of “The Drawing Lesson” for free. Continue reading

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Podcast discusses the writing process


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Where do writers get ideas for books?


I was getting supremely bored, and if the writer is bored, the writing is dead. Continue reading

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Reviewer likes ‘portraits of evil’


Barbara Kay, a well-known weekly columnist for The National Post in Toronto, just reviewed the third book in The Osgoode Trilogy, A Trial of One. Here’s what she says: “This author has a lively imagination, great narrative energy and an … Continue reading

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Shock, awe and Banksy


“What you are encouraging these people to do,” he said, “is to get away with making crap.” Continue reading

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The Human Rights Commission and homophobia


Whenever I read about the battles over same sex marriage, I think of homophobia. That fear of the “other” or the “different” led me to write “A Trial of One,” the third in The Osgoode Trilogy. Here’s an article I … Continue reading

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Do I side with the protagonist or antagonist?


“Don’t let your personal views take over and spoil the story.” Continue reading

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