Teenagers and Fiction

Parenting Teens, Writing, and Fiction



Why Canada? Why Not USA?

THIRTEEN is set in Vancouver BC Canada and many people think it should be set in the USA. Here's why I set it in Canada.

What is Fear?

Writers use emotion to motivate characters and move them through their story. The two strongest motivators for human behaviour are fear and love. Both are on either side of a weight scale and still interact to fuel each other An... Continue Reading →

Why we care about Paris and not Beirut

I heard about the attack on Paris from Facebook. That is where I ultimately get most of my news because I don't own a TV. As the posts came in, a lie wormed it's way into Social Media and we... Continue Reading →

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