It’s a long road to publishing success.

Here are a few things Roxanne has seen and done along the way and some of the organizations that have supported her journey. 

 

Member since 2018

 

 

 

 

Professional Training

Member since 2021

2020-2021

2010

  •  Editing Fiction, Simon Fraser University, Writing and Publishing Program, Vancouver, BC

1996-1997

1996

  • Creative Writing Diploma, The Writing School, Ottawa, Ontario

 

Workshops

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2016

  • Empowering Characters’ EmotionsMargie Lawson (refresher course)

2011

2010

  • Mystery Writers’ Retreat, Simon Fraser University, Salt Spring Island, BC

    Rox and Gail

    Roxanne and acclaimed Canadian mystery writer GAIL BOWEN, author of the Joanne Kilbourn murder mystery series

2009

2008

 

Speaking Engagements

2017

  • PRESENTER, Greater Vancouver Romance Writers, “Story Structure”

2015

2014

  • PRESENTER, Golden Ears Writers, “The Journey to Publication”

2003

  • PRESENTER, Surrey International Writers’ Conference, “Making a Living as a Freelance Writer”

2002

  • PRESENTER, Surrey International Writers’ Conference, “Making a Living as a Freelance Writer”

 

Awards

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2015

2010

  • WINNER, Certificate of Excellence, non-fiction article, Cat Writers’ Association: “Feline Diabetes”

2008

Read my prize-winning story “Lucky” here.

  • WINNER, Cat Writers of America MUSE MEDALLION, “Lucky”
  • WINNER, Certificate of Excellence, Cat Writers’ Association, Fiction-Short Story, “Lucky”

2004

  • WINNER, Certificate of Excellence, Cat Writers’ Association, non-fiction article “Compounding Medication”
  • FINALIST, Dog Writers Association of America, Magazine Feature: “New Strides Against Cancer”
  • FINALIST, Dog Writers Association of America, Merial Human-Animal Bond Award, Great Dog Stories

2003

  • FINALIST, Dog Writers Association of America, Magazine Feature: “Raising a Well-Mannered Dog”
  • WINNER, Certificate of Excellence, Cat Writers of America, Magazine Feature: “Cat Cavities”
  • WINNER, Veterinary Partners Veterinary Issues Award, Cat Writers of America Magazine Feature, “Smile, Kitty”

2001

  • WINNER, Fiction, Annual Surrey International Writers’ Conference writing contest “European Pedicure 2:15CWC logo
  • WINNER, Pet Care Forum Veterinary Issues Award, Cat Writers of America “Feline Dentistry”

2000

  • WINNER, Non-fiction, Surrey International Writers’ Conference writing contest, “Ice Chips and Apple Juice”
  • WINNER, Non-fiction, Surrey International Writers’ Conference writing contest, “Battle Fatigue”

 

Conferences

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Roxanne with NYT bestselling authors of historical fiction Margaret George and Susanna Kearsley. What lovely, talented ladies!

2019

2018

2016

2015

2014

2013

  • Entangled Publishing retreat, Las Vegas, Nevada

    EPgals

    Roxanne with Entangled Publishing pals USA Today bestselling authors Cindi Madsen, Robin Bielman and Paula Altenburg. Did we have fun or what?

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

  • BLOODY WORDS Canadian Mystery Writers’ Conference, Toronto, ON

    RoxDiana

    Roxanne and Diana Gabaldon, author of the Outlander series.

2005

2004

2001

2000

1999

1998

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