**Sorry I've been away for so long!! I'll be back soon better than ever!
June 10, 2017 - Another great workshop presented by Orangeville Public Library and the Headwaters Writers' Guild. Two creative writing sessions, one for beginners and one for intermediate writers presented by Nora Zylstra-Savage. I'm attending both and get to speak at the end of each session!
April 20, 2017 - The Mill Street Library and Headwaters Writers' Guild presented a great Open Mic Night hosted by Harry Posner with me as the Feature Writer! Loved getting to hear writers of all genres and levels get up in front of a full house to read. Our own Clare McCarthy, MJ Moores, and Don Bowles were among the special guest readers.
BECAME A USA TODAY BESTSELLING BOOK IN THE SUMMER OF 2016! Gemma Halliday Publishing Come and join 22 Bestselling Authors for some Killer Summer Reads! Ellie Ashe * Diane Bator *Christina A. Burke *Catherine Bruns * Mary Jo Burke *Wendy Byrne *Tracy D. Comstock *A. Gardner **Janel Gradowski *Gina LaManna *Leslie Langtry *Nicole Leiren *Patrice Lyle *Kerri Nelson *Ellyn Oaksmith *Kelly Rey *Sally J. Smith & Jean Steffens *Anna Snow *Anne Marie Stoddard *Stacey Wiedower July 2015
Rebranded Series Death of a Jaded Samurai has a new title and a new look! Can't Keep a Brunette Down is the first book in the renamed Gilda Wright Mystery series and has been already re-released to fans! The second book in the series, Hardheaded Brunette, will be released on June 8, 2015!
November 15, 2014 WOW - Words the Orangeville WayJoin us as literature comes alive at the Orangeville Public Library! In partnership with the Town of Orangeville and BookLore, the Library presents a day of celebrating local authors, writing and books, onSaturday, November 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Take part in a variety of sessions: listen to local author presentations; participate in hands-on workshops on topics such as publishing, illustrating and story-telling; or have a chance to speak with local authors in a Tick Talk speed round.
What Can a Writing Group Do for You? - Headwaters Writers' Guild Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., Meeting Room
November 8, 2014 I have been invited to appear at Juzdizrts Author Event! This fall’s JUZDIZRTS Author Event will be taking place at Archtop Cafe & Music in Bolton, Ontario. Set the date: Saturday November 8th, 2014 And the time: 2pm – 4pm In addition to Ron and Kim of Archtop hosting and sponsoring the event, Paul and Donna of Forster’s Book Garden will also be sponsoring us and helping with a variety of publicity efforts. Spread the word - http://juzdizrts.wordpress.com/
August 24, 2014 My first time hanging out with The Bookaholics. My blog is covered with images of The Bookstore Lady, The Mystery Lady & The Bakery Lady.
August 23, 2014 Yet another fun Saturday at the Round Robin Blog Fest. Read about how our Secondary Characters love to come out and take over our books.
July 3, 2014: Books We Love Blog post, introducing The Bookstore Lady @ http://bwlauthors.blogspot.ca/
June 12, 2014: Greetings, cyber group, and fantastic friends! Diane Bator, with Books We Love, appears at Feeling Nosey today. She'll discuss those kind of questions that no other reporter dares dream of asking... Heh heh, I have the inside scoop on all kinds of goodies. Ask me about that 80-year-old landlady, uh huh. We hope you'll come over and make Ms. Bator feel welcome, and you'll learn more about "The Bookstore Lady" too. Thanks for Feeling Nosey! http://feelingnosey.blogspot.com/2014...
On Air Book Review! Ann Moyer from Mix 88.1 in Erin, ON did an on-air book review of The Bookstore Lady on April 2, 2014. It was exciting to hear someone discuss my novel on the radio and say how she could see The Bookstore Lady as a TV movie!
March 22, 2014: BookLore in Orangeville. Book release and signing for The Bookstore Lady at 1pm. Robin's Round Robin Blog Tour! This month's theme is Villains!
October 26, 2013: Robin's Round Robin Blog Tour! This time the theme is the paranormal. October 13, 2013: Patricia Gligor will feature me on her "Getting to Know You" portion of her blog Patricia Gligor's Writers Forum. Please stop by and get to know me! September 27, 2013: I am featured on A Few Lines on the Books We Love blog. Not only will you see my book, also a few of my favourite lines from The Bookstore Lady. September 21, 2013: I will return to Robin's Round Robin Blog. My own part in this blog will appear on my blog and will have a link from another writer and to another writer! Hope you stop by and check out the fun. This month's link is about beginnings. You can check out the originator of this blog chain at: Rhobin Lee Courtright
September 16, 2013: I am off to visit Lorrie Striuff at her blog. She said I could write about anything I wanted so....check it out!
On August 24, 2013, I will be a part of a fun Blog Chain called Robin's Round Robin Blog. My own part in this blog will appear on my blog and will have a link from another writer and to another writer! We will all be answering the same question so come by and check it out to see what the buzz is about! The blog was started by friend of a friend, Rhobin Lee Courtright.
My First Blog Visit of 2013 takes place August 23 & 24, 2013 I will be dropping by to chat with Janet Lane Walters, author of many novels including: Shattered Dreams, Code Blue, and Lines of Fire. I will be a part of her "How She Does It" blog found at: http://wwweclecticwriter.blogspot.com/
Musically inclined... One of the albums I collaborated with my dad on. I write, he sings.