Guest blog: Margaret Work’s politician granddaughter

While researching and writing a guest blog about Margaret Work’s granddaughter, a U.S. Congresswoman, I was thrilled to learn that this distinguished politician and early feminist credited Margaret with inspiring her career!  It seems my novel’s heroine became an outspoken suffragist later in life. Dancing With the Octopus is a multi-media project that builds awareness …

Book Club Meeting at Point Ellice House, April 25th

Meeting with the Saanich Newcomers’ Club at this National Heritage Site, to discuss the eventful early history of Point Ellice House and its connections to the Work family portrayed in The Chief Factor’s Daughter.  This is an ongoing opportunity for Book Clubs; scheduling is flexible.  For further details, please use the Contact Form above or …

Book Club meeting at Point Ellice House, January 16th

Meeting with the Victoria Women’s Newcomers group, to discuss the early history of the House and its connections to The Chief Factor’s Daughter.  From the Activities Report of the VWNC’s February newsletter: On January 16th several VWNC members took part in a very interesting tour of Point Ellice House followed by tea with Vanessa Winn, …

Opportunity for Book Clubs: Meet the author at Point Ellice House

I am delighted to be partnering with Point Ellice House museum, to offer book clubs the opportunity to meet at this national heritage site and discuss its connections to characters in The Chief Factor’s Daughter. Learn about the story behind Point Ellice’s first owners!  Includes a tour of the House, discussion with the author, and refreshments, …