Laurie Glenn Norris

25 years in the making

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Sometimes a character gets in a writer’s head and won’t let go until their story is told. Laurie Glenn Norris shares her own story of a three-decade journey researching and writing the novel, Found Drowned, based on the life of Mary Harney and the true, unsolved crime surrounding her death.  Q: What did you study at university? A: My degree is in anthropology and history. I…

Create Beauty Everyday

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An long-standing Atlantic Canadian crafting tradition helped author and artist Deanne Fitzpatrick find her voice It’s the colours that first attract you as you walk into Deanne Fitzpatrick’s Rug Hooking Studio at 33 Church Street in Amherst, Nova Scotia. Then comes the urge to run about, handling the wool and jersey swatches, silk ribbons, fleece bundles and Curlylocks yarns that overflow the baskets and painted tables….