Book Launch Party: The Tokyo Cover Girls

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  Help me celebrate the release of The Tokyo Cover Girls! When: September 15, 2016, 7 pm Where: Christianne’s Lyceum of Literature and Art , 3696 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. Why: Delicious (but deadly) treats provided. About the Book When three teens are offered the chance to compete for a high-profile clothing campaign, their dreams of becoming the […]

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5 Fashion Models Killed by Photo Shoots

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Shooting a Vogue cover sounds like a glamorous job but what happened to these girls was more horror show than haute couture! In a weird twist, #4 is almost the exact same thing that happened in one of the scenes in my novel, The Tokyo Cover Girls! Either that is some weird coincidence or I’m starting to […]

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Review of Model: A Memoir by Cheryl Diamond


  Think the Wizard of Oz, but with an orange cat instead of a little black dog…and more eating disorders. Cheryl Diamond is an aspiring model facing the world on her own for the first time…in stillettos. Having landed a contract with a New York agency, this plucky teen packs up her cat and heads for […]

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Who’s that girl? Test your fashion model know-how


So I was at my local thrift store when I stumbled upon this 80’s-era knitting magazine featuring a 19-year old version of one of the fashion world’s most iconic fashion models. But the really surprising part? Despite being totally dated, these styles are still pretty awesome–YES THOSE ARE ORANGE FISHNET GLOVES!! Is she going to […]

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The Tokyo Cover Girls Blog Tour: Coming this September


The count down is on (and I mean the one that doesn’t involve a small human forcing its way through my nether regions)! In just a couple months my blog tour will officially commence. I’m not sure what to expect but am psyched to see that a) the sign ups are now open and b) […]

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My First Official Review

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Was it lovely when my mother-in-law phoned to let me know she had thoroughly enjoyed my novel? Sure. Did I get a bit of a high every time my writing group complimented me on an excerpt. Hell, yeah. BUT THERE IS NOTHING QUITE AS AWESOME feeling as getting a positive review from a complete stranger–especially […]

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