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What is the First Rule of Book Club?

What is the First Rule of Book Club?

Do you live in Calgary? Have you always wanted to be a part of a book club, but felt that your friends weren’t ready to actually commit? Do you want to talk about books with treats readily available? Me too! That’s why I’ve started a summertime book...
A Year of Juxtapositions: Come to the 2017 WGA Conference!

A Year of Juxtapositions: Come to the 2017 WGA Conference!

I’ve spoken a few times about my role as President of the Board of Directors for The Writers’ Guild of Alberta. It’s a volunteer position that I feel very strongly about, and am so proud to have been a part of this board for four years now (going on...
Bookish Tourism: Visiting Stratford-upon-Avon

Bookish Tourism: Visiting Stratford-upon-Avon

As my adventures in the UK continue, I’m finding it difficult to find time to blog. However, I knew that all my book friends out there would find one of my recent trips interesting, so I wanted to get this down before I forgot about it. Last week, we visited...
Indulging in Afternoon Tea at the Oscar Wilde Bar in London

Indulging in Afternoon Tea at the Oscar Wilde Bar in London

I was in London a few days ago so I took advantage of my time there to hit up a few literary spots, one of them being the Oscar Wilde Bar that serves a luxurious afternoon tea.  What could be better than drinking some custom blended teas in a beautiful setting that...
I Met Michael Chabon and Embarrassed Myself

I Met Michael Chabon and Embarrassed Myself

I have a terrible admission to make: I’ve never read a book by Michael Chabon. What is wrong with me? I know he’s a good writer, and I NOW know he’s a nice person, so what is my problem? I need to fix this asap, so I’m on the hunt for a good...
CBC Canada Reads Rundown: 2017

CBC Canada Reads Rundown: 2017

Canadian bookworms are generally a shy bunch. We don’t get out much because we’re so busy reading and drinking tea (especially in the winter months) and our book awards are not as numerous as the Americans, so rarely do we get a chance to have national...