April 13, 2021

I am very pleased to announced the my story, Uncertain Evidence, will appear on The Other Stories podcast as part of their upcoming series on lost civilizations. This will be my third story on The Other Stories, and the thrill of knowing I’ll be able to listen to a talented voice-artist read my words never…

January 11, 2021

It’s time for my favourite books of the year. In 2019, I got through a record 54 books, but with disruptions to my routine, I fell a little short of that mark in 2020 and only got 49 in. Still, I had more than enough wonderful reads that keeping this list to ten is a…

January 4, 2021

The Elephant in the Room As with everyone, Covid-19 cast a shadow over my 2020. No doubt, I was luckier and more privileged than most. I stayed healthy, had no break in employment, and no tragedy struck close to home. But that’s not to say things were perfect. The social isolation from working from home…

December 14, 2020

With the launch of this new website, I am also relocating my blog (Writer in the Dark) from Blogger to this site. I won’t be removing the old blog, but new posts will appear here instead. Also, I will be copying over some of my favourite historic posts.

January 13, 2020

Well, it’s time once again to pick my favourite books of the year. For the first time, I’m releasing the list through my newsletter before releasing it on the blog. At the beginning of 2019, I set the ambitious reading goal of forty-four books, but it seems my speed has picked up a bit and…

January 7, 2019

I started this review of my favourite reads last year and thought I’d keep up the tradition. Much like the year before, 2018 was a banner year for the to-be-read pile with far more four and five-star books than misses, so it was a challenge to keep this list to ten titles. I hope this…

December 31, 2017

The days of late December is a time often spent looking back at the year coming to a close. As I reflect on the books I read, it becomes clear 2017 was a remarkable year with some absolute stellar finds. 2017 also marks my second year delving into the horror genre after a long break….

May 12, 2017

I still remember: I was standing in line at the Toronto International Film Festival when I received the email from Wattpad. The crowd and the street noise fell away as it sunk in that they were asking me to write a story for a Paranormal Activity promotional campaign. Standing there hastily reading through the details on my…

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