Category Archives: Ravenscraig the novel

Book Club Questions for the Author of Ravenscraig

One of the greatest pleasures of being a writer is the chance to meet with readers who want to talk about the story you invented. I am fortunate to be  invited both in person and on Skype to talk with … Continue reading

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Ravenscraig 100th Amazon Review

Few things are more gratifying for an author than to have people tell you they like your story.  Whatever you may think of Amazon and its dominance of the ebook market, I can tell you that there is a huge … Continue reading

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Ravenscraig: The Freebie on Kindle

I am excited to let you know that Ravenscraig will be offered as a special promotion this week.  From Oct. 10-12 it will be available for free download on Amazon.  Click here to download the book….but wait until Wednesday, Oct 1oth, … Continue reading

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Ravenscraig: Questions for the Author

I had a most unusual experience the last time I was in Winnipeg. It started with a wonderful event arranged by the Armstrong’s Point Residents Association, where I spent a lovely Saturday afternoon in September talking about the early history … Continue reading

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Two Minutes to Make an Impression at the Jewish Book Council

“Two minutes?” “Yes. Two minutes.” “But it took four years to write my book.” “Yes.  Two minutes. Don’t worry. You’ll be fine.” The smiling coordinators of the Jewish Book Council Network Author Event spent months communicating the dreadful news to … Continue reading

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Armstrong’s Point: Home to Ravenscraig Hall

Armstrong’s Point is among my favourite neighbourhoods in Winnipeg and was the ideal choice for the location of the fictional home Ravenscraig Hall in my novel Ravenscraig. Tucked into a bend in the Assiniboine River, the lush landscape and expansive lawns … Continue reading

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Family Research Leads to Writing Ravenscraig

I have a real fascination with old black and white pictures.  I am especially interested in photos of people I know, but can spend days looking into any antique photo collection to learn about how people lived their lives generations … Continue reading

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Next up, New York!

I am very excited to announce that I will be participating in the Jewish Book Council Network.  What a fantastic organization.  The Network program supports authors who write books that are of appeal to a Jewish audience. From the JBC website: For … Continue reading

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Ravenscraig Wins Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award

What an incredible honour it is that Ravenscraig has been recognized as the winner of the  Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award.  I am at a loss to describe how deeply moved I am that this has happened. Carol Shields was … Continue reading

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Exciting Times

It’s been a very busy and interesting April with a book tour that took me to Montreal and Winnipeg.  I met with old friends and new and was thrilled to discuss Ravenscraig with impassioned readers who had much to say … Continue reading

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