Category: Musings

On receiving the Edgar Nom

On Wednesday, I got the shock of my life. I was on my lunch hour, and I picked up my cell phone to find that my Twitter was blowing up. I assumed at first that it was due to one of those tweets where someone says how much they love and appreciate other people and…

By C.S. O'Cinneide January 22, 2022 0

Diary of a SARS Quarantine

In 2003, I was quarantined for SARS, and wrote a funny story about it.  I’m thinking we could all use a laugh right now, so I am publishing my short memoir on this blog, raw and unedited. Day 1 The Phone Call Have had hectic day. With four children between the ages of 2 and…

By C.S. O'Cinneide March 23, 2020 0

The Starr Sting Scale – Book Launch

What a great party last Thursday launching my new novel, The Starr Sting Scale, first in the Candace Starr crime series. Guest readers, Killer Cupcakes and an awesome crowd at the eBar in Guelph. Thanks to all for coming out on a cold winter night for a hot new read. A tough, deadly type who…

By C.S. O'Cinneide February 22, 2020 0

Ode to a Wild Girl

I had a birthday last week. Not a special one, with a zero or a five at the end of it. Just another birthday of midlife served up with the usual crisis. At these times, I often find myself thinking about how I am and how I used to be. Is that the battle cry…

By C.S. O'Cinneide June 25, 2018 0