News

April 2011

Book trailer shoot for SAINT SANGUINUS

That’s me, writer/director with actors Bernie Matthew Rau and Scott Baker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Onset photos by Caroline Ruyle

 

 

 

June/July 2011

Romance Writers of America national conference in New York City

 

 

Pitching to agents and editors with Kelly Boyce

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dinner at Alfredo’s with roomies Julianne MacLean and Daisy Piper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the gala dinner with Kelly Boyce, Annette MacPhee-Gallant and Carol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dream come true – about to enter Lincoln Center for a performance of Swan Lake by American Ballet Theatre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 2011

Writers’ retreat at White Point Beach

with Kelly Boyce, Jennie Marsland and Lori Pennell Robitaille

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glam shots on the way to dinner at the lodge

 

L to R: Lori Pennell Robitaille, Michelle Helliwell, Jennie Marsland, Tara MacDonald, Sara Crabtree, Kelly Boyce, Shawna Romkey,  Annette MacPhee-Gallant and me

 

 

 

Traditional pinot grigio toast with Kelly Boyce

 

 

 

 

 

 

On a heartbreaking note: the main lodge of this 80-year-old landmark caught fire and burned to the ground on Nov. 12th. My deepest sympathies to the owner and staff at White Point. Good news:  it was only property damage, with no loss of life.

 

 

November 2011

Book launch at Sweet Smiles Pastry Cafe for SAINT SANGUINUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vampire chocolate-dipped strawberries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Romance Writers of Atlantic Canada members

 

Julianne MacLean, Cat Kalen, Lori Pennell Robitaille, moi, Anne MacFarlane, Michelle Helliwell, Shawna Romkey and Kelly Boyce

 

 

 

 

My day job co-workers, showing the love

 

 

 

Kathy, Debbie, Christine and me

 

 

 

 

My mom Paulette, my husband Brad, Christine, Debbie, my sister Daisy Piper and Kathy

 

 

 

 

 

With longtime friend – since elementary school – Shelley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My writers’ retreat brainstorming peeps Shawna Romkey and Tara MacDonald (AKA my book trailer producer)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My editor Pat Thomas

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