The Cover

Doesn’t it make you want to pick up this book and see what’s inside? Melt. The image is by Manitoba artist Melanie Rocan. I’m happy  the folks at ARP Books chose such a lovely, inviting design.  

Starting in medias res: Strong Beginnings with Sally Cooper

Sometimes you have to go for the end without being fully aware of the means. In light of our collaboration with the Luminato Festival, we’ve decided to reach out to Canadian writers to find out how they begin their work. Today’s author is Sally Cooper who spoke to us about her novel Tell Everything. Click here to read the prologue … More Starting in medias res: Strong Beginnings with Sally Cooper

Blog Hop: “I’m it!”

Two weeks ago,  Krista Foss tagged me as part of a writers’ blog hop. It’s been two years since I abandoned my blog, but I’m game for a one-off so here we go. I’m tagging two long-time writer pals, Diane Baker Mason, author of Last Summer at Barebones Lake and the novelization Men with Brooms and … More Blog Hop: “I’m it!”

Love Object

  What happens when the person who loves you most can’t take care of herself? Sally Cooper asks that question in her first novel, Love Object, the story of a family’s implosion in the aftermath of the mental collapse of the mother at its centre. When Mercy Brewer is 12 and her brother, Nicky, 11, … More Love Object