ABOUT

L4BB3-67RLK3J_RoyR.jpgI’m the youngest of three children. My brothers would tell you that I was spoiled as a child, but I would tell you that I wasn’t allowed to do many things because I was the youngest, a female, and petite.

After high school, I achieved a Social Work diploma, but ultimately decided I was neither patient nor worldly enough to guide others, so I obtained two Computer Networking diplomas and several certifications.

I worked a short stint on the Ministry of Corrections help desk before taking a position as a computer technician at the local police station. Technician work was okay, but I felt like there was more I could be doing with my life, so I enrolled in Business at Nipissing University and left with a degree specializing in Technology Management. Since then I’ve done project management and process improvement work in rail, telecommunications, and the print/e-publishing sectors.

The rail and telecommunication company I worked at underwent a partial divestment, which led me to relocate to Ottawa.

In recent years, I played a season of roller derby, but the extreme contact sport led to more injuries than I’m comfortable with for myself. I tried to referee, but it wasn’t something I enjoyed.

One of my passions outside of writing is martial arts and I currently practice a mainly theory-based art called Iaido. The advanced students in this art use katana swords with live (sharp) blades, so sparring isn’t a thing we do. I think my sensei doesn’t want to deal with the blood and paperwork. I also have a karate background and hope to return to it one day.

If you want to read about my journey as an author, check out my blog: The Kelpie Island Chronicles.

In the Books section, you can learn about my unpublished work.

If you have any questions or feedback, please visit my Contact page.

For extra short free fiction reads, check out Flash.

If you want to learn more about the sword martial art I practice, check out Iaido.

In the Links section, you will find a list of my favourite blogs, authors, and some other select sites.

Under News, you will find news, events, and appearances.

If you want to read some of my Poetry there is a page for that too.

For a list of books I recommend reading, go to Reads.

On the Videos page, you will find book-tubing reviews, gaming videos, and video on Iaido.

Thank you for visiting my web page.  I hope you have a great time while you’re here.

Ciao,
R~


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