Tag: Gardens of the Moon

Anomander Rake and Point of View

My very first draft of Gardens of the Moon stalled after about three pages.  I spent ten minutes re-reading what I’d written to that point, and then I hit the delete button.  Not a typical start for me.  By this point I’d done an undergraduate degree in Creative Writing at the University of Victoria and…
Read more

Gardens of the Moon Framed Cover

Never say never…

I wrote the first draft of Gardens of the Moon in 1991, living in poverty on Saltspring Island. It took four and a half months. It was written on a Brother WP 500. Back then, the big publishers were still accepting unsolicited manuscripts. I made a photocopy of the novel and send it by post…
Read more