I am a multi- genre writer. Like we have character actors, I am a “character” writer. I try to use different genres to convey themes and ideas. There is no formula to my work, but there is a consistent style and voice.
I believe art has power. Power to engage. To allow the participant a safe space to explore outside their comfort zone. Visual art explodes colour and shape into our experience. Written words are fireworks of ideas, allowing the reader to create their own visuals. There is a safety valve here, because the reader creates the visual they can handle. But the message is equally potent to all. Art permeates who we are, expanding conversations, empowering. I am honoured to be an artist of words.
Dramatic realistic genre fiction embraces my first two novels. I am collaborating on a young adult fantasy work (coming soon), and a Thriller of my own (also coming soon). But first, the release of my new cocreated non-fiction series on the grief experience Remember, It’s OK.
When an invitation arrives in the mailboxes of residents of Primrose Street, they must decide whether to allow authenticity into their lives and neighbourhood or remain limited in their relationships and in themselves. Bold, raw and wondrous, Primrose Street will open doors. With a rich cast of characters, Primrose Street sheds light on questions that haunt us and exposes the poison of secrets.
Haunted by her past and trapped in her present, Heather packs her bags and her young son and runs hundreds of miles away to a developing country hoping to lose herself in the work of helping others. But the two are tossed into a world of racial tensions and violence, forcing Heather to face herself, realize the power of true love and learn to be her own hero. It’s Lonely in Paradise is based on a true story.
The loss of a parent is heartbreaking. Your parent has been part of your life and has affected your self-esteem, relationships, decision-making, and life choices. Whether you experienced a warm relationship or one fraught with difficulty, this book will help you deal with your grief journey.
Whether it be the death of a friend or family member, this book was written in consultation with teens to ensure it meets their needs. Inside these pages are moments you will identify with and guidance that will help you on your painful journey. There are no secrets here–this book can be your safety net, your comfort, your help.
If you have lost your partner, your love, your other half, this book is for you. If you don’t know where to turn because your heart is so very broken, open the cover of this book. Inside these pages are moments you can identify with and guidance that will help you on this painful journey through grief.