A Shadow Song get well to Lorina

The first novel I ever published, Shadow Song, is a history set in 1830s Upper Canada, painstakingly researched, representing close to a decade of writing. I am still proud of this novel. And I hope it’s one you will allow me to share with you while I’m setting about making a new knee work for me. Generally, Shadow Song, was and still remains well-received by readers. What perhaps was the biggest kick for me was about 15 years…

Get well, Lorina, with From Mountains of Ice

So, 12 days since my knee surgery. I will have perhaps reported on my progress by now, or perhaps not. My physiotherapy assessment was last Wednesday. And, yes, I’ve set up a series of blog posts in advance of all this to blatantly solicit your well-wishes and encouragement in the form of book purchases. This week I’m badgering you about my cultural, dark fantasy, From Mountains of Ice. It’s a story about an unwilling hero, about underdogs…

While I’m recovering, what not Caliban?

I’m writing this post in advance of my knee surgery, which I’m hoping has gone swimmingly well, and that I’m now home and deep into physiotherapy. I am determined to be fully mobile and up to mischief by August. I’m even dreaming of attending Can-Con this fall. But perhaps I get ahead of myself. What would really help is for you to encourage me in this journey by sending me a get-well message in the…