December 15, 2020

Why Read Print News

Why reading curated news online bothers me. I know, this isn't about writing or Chinese history but ...
July 5, 2020

An Article in TIME Magazine!

Yes, TIME Magazine published an article I wrote about the true history behind The Library of Legends!
May 19, 2020

The Library of Legends Launches

The Library of Legends launches in Canada and the USA. Makes the bestseller list for Canadian fiction.
March 19, 2020

Early Order Deal

This time, a different sort of book launch event for THE LIBRARY OF LEGENDS
November 20, 2018

2019 Dublin Literary Award Nomination

So proud to be nominated for this award alongside other wonderful Canadian writers. I know it's an international award, but we Canadians like to stick together.
May 12, 2018

It’s Official! A Third Novel

My editor has sent a quick note to say she’s finished reading the draft of WS and enjoyed it very much. I'm so relieved. At this point, as long as the feedback doesn’t include words such as “steaming pile of …" I'm happy.
July 8, 2017

Dream Come True

You gotta have a dream, if you don't have a dream, how you gonna have a dream come true? Dragon Springs Road hits national bestseller lists.
April 7, 2015

Three Souls Optioned for Film

It's a long, long way from film option to production, so for now I will just say that the producer is an award-winning Canadian producer and director
March 27, 2015

Authors for Indies 2015

I’ve been working on an initiative that's close to my heart, called Authors for Indies. On Saturday, May 2 authors across Canada will volunteer as guest booksellers at independent bookstores.
November 26, 2014

IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Nomination

OMG, I’m on the same list as Margaret Atwood and Joseph Boyden! And we won’t even get into all the international authors on the rest of the list of 142 titles.