Exploration

Exploration

I’m a traveller at heart. An explorer. Even as I write this, I’m at sea following in the footsteps of the Vikings from one side of the Atlantic to the other. I’ve met people from all over the world on this voyage, most of them with heavily-stamped passports. We all...
A little about me

A little about me

I shared a little about myself with Mystery Book Shelf, recently … What initially got you interested in writing? I’ve always enjoyed writing, whether it was an essay or a scientific paper, but there were stories of my own that I wanted to tell. What genres do...
Devious Minds

Devious Minds

I recently visited an island of just ten residents, a very remote locale that instantly brought to mind Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None. With ten people living in close proximity, it would be hard to keep your life private. An argument with between husband...
A Fresh Start

A Fresh Start

There’s something about hanging a new calendar in January that signals a fresh start. It’s a clean slate, a chance to start over, and reveals twelve months of exciting potential. But I’m also a writer with a book coming out this year, so the change of the calendar...
Interaction

Interaction

We get a lot of rain here on Canada’s West Coast during the winter, and with a window right next to my desk, I’m often staring out at the drizzle while I write. It struck me that the trail of rain that weaves its way down the glass is as intricate and complex as a...
Sense of Place

Sense of Place

I passed by a downtown corner the other day, a location I hadn’t visited in a few months, only to find that nothing looked familiar. The coffee shop, the clothing store, the restaurant I knew so well – all were gone, replaced by a plywood and chain link fence...