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My tattoo story

Red Star Tattoo, the title of my memoir comes from the time I spent as a teenage radical. Some of the founding members inside the secret revolutionary organization I’d joined […]

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Teaching + coaching

I’m a creative late bloomer who loves helping people find their voice. I’ve taught workshops for SFU Writer’s Studio, Royal City Literary Arts Society and other organizations. I host Truthful […]

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Truthful Tuesdays

Join me for these free workshops where we explore the revolutionary act of telling your own stories. In each session I explore a topic in creative non-fiction. Workshops are one […]

I write about….

being a late bloomer books cults dogs family fashion flash fiction girlhood hippies kids memoir memory my strange childhood places I've worked politics reading Red Star Tattoo relationships revolutionaries secrets sisters talking to strangers tattoo the Downtown Eastside Vancouver work writing

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Notes on a long list

Middle age is a tricky time to learn about being a good competitor, winning and losing with any kind of grace. As a child I was terrible at all sports […]