Local Artist Illustrates Children’s Book Series Called “Frank the Fish”

For Cory Cole, illustrations were simply part of a lunchtime routine with her son. Cartoon drawings and puns were entertainment more than anything. If others enjoyed them too, that was a bonus. Illustrating a children’s book was a far-off dream at best. Little did she know that a perfect stranger was writing a story and a golden opportunity was taking shape.

The Millbrook Times

Brewing Coffee, Twisting Words and Breaking Pencils: P – Publication

Today’s letter is P for Publication. Today’s post is written by Marcia Allyn Luke. Marcia wrote “Confessions of a Twin Mom – Fur Babies” which was featured on Brewing Coffee Twisting Words & Breaking Pencils in September of 2016 as well as “Sugar and Spice” which was featured on Brewing Coffee Twisting Words & Breaking Pencils in January 2019. Marcia has been published in TWINS Magazine and Life in Multiples.

BoldFace: Editor for Life

A career as an editor is often a solo adventure, especially if you’re a freelancer. So we thought one way to better connect with fellow editors was to ask them the Five Ws: who, what, where, when, and why. Read on for some thought-provoking, enlightening tidbits from those of us who choose to work with words to earn our keep.

Gifters Podcast: The Future of Publishing with Marcia Luk‪e‬

Fortune 100 global speaker & #1 international bestselling author Christopher Kai shares inspiring stories from captivating entrepreneurs and extraordinary individuals who are changing the world. This podcast is sponsored by the GPS online program which Forbes has stated “helps entrepreneurs become professional speakers.” Accelerate your speaking career here:

Magazine Article

TWINS Magazine: Confessions of a Twin Mom “The Quick and Dirty”

This article was originally written for the Durham Parents of Multiples newsletter, “Life in Multiples”, and was published by TWINS Magazine.

I recently had lunch with a friend whose little guy is 10 weeks old…she was commenting on how I put her to shame because I had two at the same time. “I have no idea how you do it!”…is a common statement I’m sure many multiple moms hear. Instead of making me feel like a mutant though, it makes me feel like a superhero. Because I am doing it. It may not be pretty, but I’m doing it. Here’s how—no judgement please.


Durham Parents of Multiples Newsletter

This is an excerpt from the first of many articles written for Life in Multiples–this one was called “Great Expectations”.

So here is my confession. I thought I knew what we were getting into, as much as one can, and I welcomed it even. I knew twins would be hard but also saw many benefits, if not right away then down the road. I knew that parenthood was a full-time, long-term, give-it-your-all kind of role and that it’s all part of the same wonderful package.

Miss Representation Viewing & Panel Discussion

The Student Association at Durham College & UOIT, in partnership with SA Outreach Services, Durham Region Labour Council, CAW Women’s Committee, Girls Inc Durham and McGraw-Hill Ryerson is proud to present Miss Representation! Miss Representation is the award-winning documentary film that exposes how mainstream media contributes to the under representation of women in positions of power and influence in America.