Schools and Library Events

My visits include props, audience participation, short readings and video clips sure to keep students engaged and glued to their seats.

Literary Festivals and Presentations

I support new writers by delivering tailored presentations at literary conferences, teachers’ in-service day and creative writing events.




Writing Workshops

I offer writing workshops for adults and for children on a variety of topics including cultivating story ideas,  character development, and how to write a series.


I  have served as  a judge for many national and Atlantic Canadian writing competitions, including the Governor General’s Literary Award.

Mentoring and Editing

Do you seek coaching and feedback on your manuscript for children’s fiction? I offer expertise for picture books, chapter books and middle readers.

Freelance Articles

I accept freelance assignments (fiction and non fiction) for children’s, travel and sailing magazines.