Making a Splash at OPL

Splash, Fin, Toothy Grin! has joined Peanut Butter & Dragon at the Ottawa Public Library! So make it a family day at the OPL and be sure to have a read aloud moment! It’ll be worth it to test out your deep, deep dragon voice or play a game of Splash, Fin, Toothy Grin! Check … Continue reading Making a Splash at OPL

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Kidsfest Contest!

There are 46 DAYS until we Start A Story at Kidsfest Ottawa March 3rd & 4th 2018! So we thought it was about time for a ticket giveaway contest! It’s time to get inspired, excited, and celebrate with some creativity! Post a Story Starter and mention @TimmWrites on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with #StartAStory18 to … Continue reading Kidsfest Contest!

2018: A Happy New Year!

First things first. THANK YOU! To more people than I can name, you made 2017 an amazing year! Family, friends, media personalities, teachers, students, readers and writers I met at book stores, you all found a way to support my dream! I’m a published author! Having sold more than 400 children’s books in six months … Continue reading 2018: A Happy New Year!

Author Visits: On Tour in Ottawa!

The last couple weeks have been very busy as I’ve been at a school nearly every other day! It is so wonderful to meet faculty and students that are so grateful and enthusiastic to have an author spend time reading and chatting with the ever curious little readers and writers! Convent Glen Elementary School was … Continue reading Author Visits: On Tour in Ottawa!

The Spooky House

The second workshop at York Street Public School took place November 7, 2017. A grade 1/2 class selected a Story Starter that showed a mysterious light shining from a small Lego house. The Spooky House is a tale that involves Batman waking up to find that something has snuck into his mansion and hidden away … Continue reading The Spooky House

The Black Hole: A Start A Story Tale

York Street Public School wanted to Start A Story so badly they actually have me visiting twice this fall! This first visit was with a grade 2/3 class and they did not disappoint with their story entitled THE BLACK HOLE about a mischievous boy named Max who pressed a button he shouldn't have! As I … Continue reading The Black Hole: A Start A Story Tale

Sunday Funday!

After making the rounds at different Ottawa locations throughout the summer, I finally made it to Chapters in Gloucester! I had many chances to read both “Peanut Butter & Dragon”, and “Splash, Fin, Toothy Grin!”. Even some parents got into the action playing the game splash, fin, toothy grin and helping to make silly noises … Continue reading Sunday Funday!

We Splashed, We Fin’d, We Toothy Grinned!

So much fun was had reading Splash, Fin, Toothy Grin! yesterday during the book launch at Chapters Rideau! Here’s a clip from one of the eight or nine readings I did! https://youtu.be/vWI0VxkfWGk I was supported by passionate staff, good friends, and several children from Viscount Alexander Public School (Rideau’s adopted school this year)! I met … Continue reading We Splashed, We Fin’d, We Toothy Grinned!

A Peek Inside: The Event [part 3 of 3]

Splash, Fin, Toothy Grin! is my second children’s book. It launches this Saturday October 14th with a book release party at Chapters on Rideau Street in Ottawa! I thought this week would be a good time to take a peek inside the book, the game, and this Saturday’s event. We finish today with a peek … Continue reading A Peek Inside: The Event [part 3 of 3]

A Peek Inside: The Game [part 2 of 3]

Splash, Fin, Toothy Grin! is my second children’s book. It launches this Saturday October 14th with a book release party at Chapters on Rideau Street in Ottawa! I thought this week would be a good time to take a peek inside the book, the game, and this Saturday’s event. We continue today with a peek … Continue reading A Peek Inside: The Game [part 2 of 3]