When Words Collide

August 9, 2019 – August 11, 2019 all-day
Delta Calgary South
135 Southland Dr SE
AB T2J 5X5

It’s that time of year again! Join writers from Alberta and beyond in Calgary for a fun and educational conference.

Here are the panels I am scheduled to participate in:

Saturday 1 PM – Bonavista

Evil Mind Dive

Det. Dave Sweet, Julie Hiner, P.D. Workman, Taija Morgan, Dwayne Clayden [M]

We’ll take you on a deep dive into the minds of serial killers and the psychopathic and sociopathic thoughts driving their horrific actions.

Sunday 1 PM – Canmore

From Idea to Plot

Carol Parchewsky, Dwayne Clayden, Monica Zwikstra, P. D. Workman

Where do you get ideas? How do you develop them into a plot? Short story? Novel? Series? What does an author do to turn a spark into fireworks?

Tell me what you think!

Featured Book(s)

June, Into the Light, Between the Cracks #6

June, Into the Light, Between the Cracks #6

(Book #6) June Simpson has lost everything. Her family, the love of her life, and now her freedom.

And it’s her own fault.

Drugs have taken her health and what little happiness remained in her life, and now, incarcerated after a failed attempt at armed robbery, June is forced to detox and to face the reality of the misery and abuse she has perpetrated on those closest to her, especially her children.

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Gem, Himself, Alone

Gem, Himself, Alone

Teenage Gem, alone on the street, has survived abuse, institutionalization, and captivity. He has lost everything and everyone he ever loved, but is finally free to build a life.

There is only one person he can count on, and that is himself.

Gem buries his past the best he can, joins up with the Rippers gang for protection, and does what he has to in order to survive.

But Riker, a vice cop, makes it his business to take away the precious freedom Gem has earned and put him behind bars.

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