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My Book Launch Event at London Drugs


Monday, November 26th, 2012 — 11:17am PDT
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Earlier this year Eric Butow and I wrote an updated version of our book, Blogging to Drive Business. It recently hit store shelves (both virtual and physical) and I’m going to be celebrating at London Drugs this Thursday, November 29th. What: Book launch for Blogging to Drive Business: 2nd Edition Where: London Drugs on Georgia […]

A Good Book Drive


Monday, November 5th, 2012 — 3:42pm PDT
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A Good Book Drive is running this month to help stock The Writers’ Exchange library in East Vancouver with kids books. The campaign was started by Cory Ashworth (from The Peak) and his friend Lizzy Karp (Co-Founder of Rain City Chronicles) who were inspired to help after hearing about The Writers’ Exchange program at a […]

Vancouver Writers Festival 2012


Friday, October 5th, 2012 — 1:09pm PDT
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The Vancouver Writers Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with its biggest line-up to date on Granville Island from October 16th to 21st, 2012. Over the course of six days the festival will host 77 events with a variety of panel discussions, interviews, musical collaborations, and more. Events Event categories include Biography/Personal Experience, […]

Word on the Street Festival 2012


Friday, September 14th, 2012 — 1:44pm PDT
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It will be a weekend of books, magazines, story-telling, and “literary mayhem” when the 18th annual Word on the Street Festival comes to the Vancouver later this month. The three-day festival starts on Friday, September 28, 2012 at Banyan Books & Sound and at Historic Joy Kogawa House. On Saturday there are events at the […]

Chapters Indigo Fall Gift Guide & Giveaway


Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 — 2:42pm PDT
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It’s time for students of all ages to return to school to begin another year of academic growth. I always enjoyed back to school shopping even though it meant we were that much closer to returning to class. Highlighters, binders, duo-tangs, pencil crayons, Trapper Keepers and geometry kits (always a new geometry kit even though […]

Vancouver Public Library Book Sale 2012


Monday, May 28th, 2012 — 11:33am PDT
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The Friends of the Vancouver Public Library are hosting their summer book sale this week with thousands of gently-used items up for grabs along with CDs and DVDs. Photo credit: Ruth and Dave, rommy ghaly, scapevision on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Cookbooks, mysteries, non-fiction, children’s literature, and popular trilogies made famous […]