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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