Articles and short stories

For more than 40 years, my short stories, personal essays and articles have been published internationally online and in print, in publications such as Eclectica, Room of One's Own (now called Room), Lichen, World Wide Writers, The Globe and Mail, Maclean's Magazine, The MacGuffin and The Clackamas Review, and other journals and anthologies.

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My latest books

Upcoming from Orca Book Publishers 2024 - a midgrade nonfiction book on creativity. My tenth book for readers ages six to 14, nine of which are fiction.

My first midgrade nonfiction book Shelter - Homelessness in Our Community received a School Library Journal starred review. It was a Junior Library Guild Gold Selection (2021), a Notable Social Studies Trade Book (2022), a CCBC Best Books for Kids and Teens starred selection (2022), and nominated for a Red Cedar Book Award (2022) and the Vancouver Information Book Award (2022).

For writers

101 - and More - Writing Exercises to Get You Started & Keep You Going. Metta Publications

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