Vision Speak – Category Finalist

My novel, “Vision Speak“, has just been named a Category Finalist in the Eric Hoffer Awards for Independent Book Publishing. Because “Vision Speak” was originally published in 2010 and this is the first time I have submitted to these awards, I had to enter in the Legacy Fiction category as many of the books up…

Vision Speak Pilot

A TV Bible and Pilot Script have been developed for Vision Speak.  The pilot script was submitted to the Screencraft Pilot Launch Script competition. The quarter-finalists have been announced and “Vision Speak, the Series” made the first round!  For more about the novel or the series script, check out the site. Logline A young…

Clifton Screening in York Region

A “Best of” collage from some of the Clifton short films, along with some new footage, was submitted to the Multimedia Film Festival of York Region (  Selected films are shown at various venues around the region.

I just found out that on May 7th, “Clifton” has been selected to screen at the Aurora Cultural Centre along with 16 other short films.

I must confess to being a touch squeamish about this showing as, for the first time, I put myself on camera to pull the various stories together, playing Clifton’s frustrated neighbour “Janet”.  I have preferred to hide behind the camera up until now.  🙂

Here is the film that will be showing:

Clifton for York Region Film Festival

Using clips from the three Clifton short films and putting myself in front of the camera for the first time, I produced this short film for the York Region Film Festival.

Is Socialization Essential to our Survival?

I’ve always been fascinated by that time in our distant past when we shared this planet with another sentient species – the Neanderthals.  No doubt my initial interest was fueled by Jean M Auel’s incredible books, starting with the “The Clan of the Cave Bears”. When I was working on my novel, “Vision Speak”,  I…

Upcoming Events and Announcements

This coming Friday, December 2nd, come to the Book Launch and Book Fair at the York Simcoe Literacy Council in Newmarket.  For more information, visit author Heather Lambert’s site at I will be onsite to sell my novel, “Vision Speak” (, along with other local authors.  As this is Heather’s book launch, she will…

The Future Starts ToDAY

In previous posts, I’ve shared a little bit about the ups and downs over the past year of first releasing my novel, “Vision Speak”, with a publisher that didn’t work out and ultimately making the decision that I needed to move on.  Since then, I got my rights back and last month, re-released “Vision Speak” via…