Savvy Characters are NEVER “too stupid to live”

How the heck do you create a character with flaws, and put her in dangerous situations while avoiding this ugly misstep? By learning how to brilliantly navigate dicey situations By discovering how an emergency situation could/should/might unfold By understanding how to be prepared for… read more

Please stop

Here’s how to stop the endless loop of sadness playing over and over again in your head. Sadness you’re feeling for the almost 40,000 people evacuated from their homes due to wildfires in our province over the last two weeks. Not knowing if they would ever see their homes again was gut wrenching for them. And someContinue reading “Please stop”

EVACUATION – THE FASTEST EXIT OF YOUR LIFE

Forest fires are threatening a big chunk of our province, and evacuation orders are real. I’m sharing some of my Emergency Preparedness training with you, in hopes of making things just a bit easier if you’re faced with an evacuation warning–and please feel free to share with others.   TEN BASIC RULES for WHEN YOU RECEIVE AN EVACUATIONContinue reading “EVACUATION – THE FASTEST EXIT OF YOUR LIFE”