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Darlene Foster is a writer of children’s stories, contemporary short stories, creative nonfiction as well as travel articles. She is also an employment counsellor, an ESL tutor, a wife, mother and grandmother. She loves travel, reading, shoes, cooking, sewing, music, chocolate, walking on the beach and making new friends. She was brought up on a ranch near Medicine Hat, Alberta, where she dreamt of traveling the world and meeting interesting people. She has since visited many interesting countries which inspired her to write the Amanda adventure/travel series. She lives in Tsawwassen, BC with her husband Paul and their two black cats, Pumpkin and Monkey. She believes that dreams can come true and encourages young people to dream big.
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
Amanda in Arabia – The Perfume Flask, ireadiwrite Publishing, 2010
Amanda in Spain – The Girl in the Painting, ireadiwrite Publishing. 2011
The Day Dief Came to Town, short story in Country Roads, Memoirs from Rural Canada, Nimbus Publishing, 2010
Media outlets that I currently write for:
My writing is:
Fiction, Memoir, Blog Posts
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
Services I offer to other writers:
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
My professional associations:
Federation of BC Writers
BC TRavel Writers Association
Children's Writers & Illustrators of British Columbia Society
I found out about She Writes from:
Linda Cassidy Lewis
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