Take It Outside

I hit the trail (in the attached photo) six days a week. Doing so provides an opportunity for fresh air and physical exercise and helps me feel refreshed and rejuvenated each time. For me, the added benefit of running or more »

My Writing Mantra

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines mantra as a sound, word or phrase that is repeated by someone who is praying or meditating. It’s an ancient practice that helps create a positive experience such as personal contentment by repetition of focused, conscious more »


Believe it or not, the book I’m currently working on owes its title in part to an invasive plant. I’d been writing for several hours and realized I needed a break. So I grabbed my running shoes and headed to more »

Upcoming Event: Word Vancouver

I’m glad to be participating in the Word Vancouver Festival taking place at the Vancouver Public Library. I will be at the Crime Writers of Canada booth on September 25, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. More details can more »

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