About me/Contact page

My husband and I live in beautiful Nova Scotia, Canada, where we brought up our four precious daughters.  Our family is slowly increasing, and we are now happy to also be grandparents.

Now that I am only occasionally reading to a child, and since I have loved books since before I could read at an early age, I have resumed my desire to write stories for children. Years ago I took an evening course in Children’s Literature at Acadia University where I was fortunate to be taught by Professor Hilary Thompson. She became a wonderful mentor and friend, introducing me to the world of authors. I soon had the privilege of meeting the renowned Budge Wilson and began corresponding with her. In February ’09, through the internet I met Drew Lamm, and in November ’09 I met Laura Best at one of her book signings.  (Laura’s blog is here on WordPress.)  I am blessed to know these – and other – very talented women who are such an inspiration to me! I appreciate them all.

Since Spring 2011 I am a full-time part-time caregiver of a family member, so my time is divided and challenged, but I have not given up my dream. Here on WordPress, while I venture out into other areas as well, I stick pretty closely to the writing side of my life with the hope of seeing progress in my adventure with words. I also review books and interview authors here on my blog.

If you wish to speak privately with me about writing (or anything else legitimate) please use the contact form below. Otherwise, you can scroll down and leave a comment that will be posted on this page.

A footnote:  Polilla is Spanish for bookworm.  As a child I was sometimes called a bookworm because I would so often be found immersed in some wonderful adventure in a book.  :)

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26 responses to “About me/Contact page

  1. I love the word POLILLA! Sometimes I just thank God for words. I love how the Book of John in the New Testament begins. Isn’t it great to know that God hardwired our love of words into our brains!

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    • Sue, welcome to my blog! Yes, I agree about the love of words and that God put that into so many of us. The Book of John beginning with an introduction of Jesus, the Word of God, is an amazing book, isn’t it? How blessed we are! :)

      Thanks for commenting. And I really like the word Polilla, too. :)

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  2. Hi Lynn,
    I have fond memories of Nova Scotia!
    When I was a teenager I participated in a bicycle trip through Nova Scotia and P.E.I. A priest named Father Maroon invited us to stay at his house in Ingonish and threw a party that night.
    We also attended the Gaelic Mod.
    Best wishes,
    Debbie

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    • Hi Debbie,
      You didn’t say from where you travelled on that trip, but I’m sure you saw some great scenery along your way. We live in such a beautiful part of the world here. I’m glad you have wonderful memories of your visit.
      Thanks so much for visiting my blog, too. :)

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  3. Welcome! I wasn’t able to find your e-mail address, but I changed up, Elana’s recipe to be more like a dish I had just on Tuesday of this week. It turned out fabulous, and if you’d shoot me an e-mail, I would be happy to share that with you as well.

    Merry Christmas and celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ!

    Yolanda

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  4. cane across your blog…..do you write any poetry?….Greetings…..and keep on writing

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  5. Hi Lynn. Thanks for visiting my blog! Glad you liked my palindromes post.
    I love your blog title – I’d always wondered what “bookworm” was in Spanish and now I know!
    Happy reading :)

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    • Hi Gwenelle, thanks for the visit and encouraging words!
      I may write a post using some of the great info you shared on your blog – with reference to your blog, of course. :)

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  6. I’m so thrilled to meet you, Lynn. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I’m hoping to write a children’s book after I finished my curent 3 WIPs. LOL. It’ll be a while.

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  7. I like the new design! :)

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  8. Jackie Paulson Author

    I love this design, I am an book lover, addict, avid reader of all types. I should write my book on my book addiction.

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  9. Hello Lyn,
    Why did it take me so long to catch up with your blog, but am following now!
    Cheers from John

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  10. I love your blog. But more than that I love how you do the ‘right’ thing and look after your loved ones as a priority. It doesn’t mean that we don’t keep dreaming or even trying to follow our own stars. It just means that sometimes we have to wait a little while longer than we thought. Keep writing!

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  11. Hi Lynn, Thankyou for your lovely comment on my blog. It’s so lovely when we meet some wonderful and interesting people along the way. Love your blog!

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  12. Keep it up Mumsie! Love ya

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  13. Thanks for the visit, Lynn. I encourage you to keep the dream going even when life interferes! Keep going, tell us a story…

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