Other Projects



A late-diagnosed autistic searching for answers in books.

BookNeurd.com is a blog project I started when I was diagnosed autistic. I was reading A LOT (as one does) and I wanted to share what I was learning. It has turned out to be so much more than just a repository for a special interest.

Monthly Writers’ Workshop

1st Wed. of every month @ 6-8pm
Cost: Free

In partnership with Spinal Cord Injury BC, I lead a virtual writers’ workshop. This group is a cozy place for disabled writers to take turns sharing our writing and learning how to give and receive productive feedback.

All bodies and brains encouraged! Join.

Autistic Writers’ Workshop

3rd Wed. of every month @ 6-8pm
Cost: Free

Fellow autistic, and mental health self-advocate Wendy Cooper and I wanted a place where we could talk about writing with other autistics. So, we started hosting an autistics-only writers’ workshop.

Are you an autistic writer? Register here.

SCI BC Weekly Book Club

Every Monday @ 6-7pm
Cost: Free

In partnership with Spinal Cord Injury BC, I host a weekly virtual book club. We read titles of all sorts (usually via audiobook), an hour at a time, and then get together once a week to dive a little deeper into the text.

All brains and bodies encouraged! Join.

Vancouver Public Library
Blue Pencil Sessions

Cost: Free

Need an expert opinion on how to take your writing project to the next level? Sign up for a free 30-minute ‘blue pencil’ editing session with a member of the B.C. Branch of Editors Canada and get feedback on your writing. Register.


Editing Skills for Self-Advocates

in partnership with Autism BC
May 6, 2022 at 6:30 – 8:00pm
Cost: Free

New and seasoned writers are welcome to come and learn about taking a piece of writing from first draft to publication. We will cover: how to undermine the imposter, writing skills for the self-advocate, self-advocacy skills for the writer, and the revision checklist. Register now.

Revision for Writers 101

April 7, 2022 @ 6-8:30pm
in partnership with Technology for Living
Cost: Free

Peers on Pages is a virtual, peer-led writers’ workshop hosted by Monica Gartner in partnership with Technology for Living. This week, I was invited to share some tips and tricks for writers getting their work ready for submission and publication.

Creative Writing 101

Feb 19 & 20, 2022 @ 2-5pm
Cost: Free

In this six-hour weekend workshop you will learn a little bit about all the stages of the writing process:

  • four ways to get your ideas on paper
  • the importance of a shitty first draft
  • the difference between writing and revision
  • what to do with a finished piece.

All brains and bodies encouraged. Register.