Tag Archives: Chicken Soup for the Soul

Celebrating

I received my first writing award when I was in grade five.  I had written a poem for the Sooke Historical Society about a gold miner and his donkey.  It won first place and I won a blue ribbon!  It spurred … Continue reading

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Simply Happy

It has been a privilege for me to have seven of my stories published in Chicken Soup for the Soul (CSS) books.  I was a fan of the books long before I even submitted my first article.  Many of the … Continue reading

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O’ Canada – The Wonders of Winter

I enjoy writing for the good people over at Chicken Soup for the Soul and I have had seven of my stories appear in seven books for them. The most recent was in Christmas in Canada where my story “Artificial … Continue reading

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Encouragement for a Discouraged Author

As an author, I have certainly experienced my ups and downs, disappointments and joys.  From five-star reviews to a one star scathing review a year ago from a Satanist who read my book and “hated it”.  I know, I know…it’s a … Continue reading

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I Wish I Were a Perfect Parent

“I may not always be right, but I’m never wrong!”  My Dad used to say and then wink at me because he knew better than anyone what a ludicrous statement that was. Parenting. The word sometimes sends shivers right through my … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup for the Soul – Parenthood

Today is the release of Chicken Soup for the Soul – Parenthood! I am honoured to have my story, “Do Angels Wear Glasses?” (p. 89) included in this new compilation of heartwarming stories for parents. Press Release: Finding the funny … Continue reading

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