Day 11 of the 12 Tales of the Holiday Season…Rosie Amazing reads a book written by her mom, Allison McWood!

Rosie Amazing reads an excerpt from her mom's picture book, Harold Angel!https://youtu.be/4n0Jyh3H8Ik Allison is an acclaimed, multi-published Canadian author, playwright and lyricist. Specializing in comedy, farce and satire, Allison's novels, plays, musicals and children's books all feature her signature quirkiness. Her writing has not only charmed readers and audiences across Canada,...

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Day 9 of the 12 Tales of the Holiday Season…Jen Frankel returns!

...and she's bringing her character Snata with her! Check out Jen's latest holiday tale, There Goes Snata Claws... There Goes Snata Clawsby Jen FrankelThere was no way Sonata could have known exactly who was at the door when she heard the deep bong of the bell, but she knew enough to...

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Day 7 of the 12 Tales of the Holiday Season…R.J. Downes returns…

My great friend, author RJ Downes is back this year with another seasonal tale...Up on the House Top! Up on The House TopR.J.DownesThat Christmas eve, finishing up his work, Bertram decided that one of the carolers didn’t look quite right. He reached down and plucked him from his spot and brought...

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Day 6 of the 12 Tales of the Holiday Season…an excerpt from Allison McWood’s “Holly & Ivy”

Today, I present to you an excerpt (Chapters 3 & 4) from author Allison McWood's Christmas novella, Holly & Ivy: A Dysfunctional Christmas Novella (copied below with permission by the author)... Allison is an acclaimed, multi-published Canadian author, playwright and lyricist. Specializing in comedy, farce and satire, Allison's novels, plays, musicals...

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Day 5 of the 12 Tales of the Holiday Season…a recipe from author Justine Alley Dowsett…

Check out this fabulous vegetarian option for the holiday season...a mushroom gravy recipe from author and publisher, Justine Alley Dowsett! If you’re making a traditional-style North American holiday feast, you HAVE to have gravy. It’s the condiment that ties the whole meal together. And usually, it’s a byproduct of making the...

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Day 3 of the 12 Tales of the Holiday Season…Tonya Cartmell

Welcome to Day 3! Today, I've got a poem for you from children's author Tonya Cartmell...presenting Without you at Christmas... For many, Christmas is a time of joy, lights, love, family, and faith. We cuddle up and watch movies while drinking hot chocolate. Our homes are filled with the smell of...

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Day 2 of the 12 Tales of the Holiday Season…Sharon Ledwith

It's December 14th, Day 2 of the 12 Days, and we've got children's author Sharon Ledwith weighing in on Jolabokaflod... What on Earth is Jolabokaflod…by Sharon Ledwith Blame the Icelanders for this one. Upon hearing about this holiday tradition, as well as being an author, I was excited to write this article....

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