The love of my life didn’t happen until I met my last husband, Norman in 1987. Third time’s the charm, they say. For me, this turned out to be true. When we met, I was thirty-six years old and ten years sober. I’d been through a lot in my life—incest, rape, miscarriages, addiction, alcoholism, illnesses, … Continue reading Romance in Crime Fiction?
This blog is about the book launch for my new book, “Waking Up to the Life Left in Me”, as well as a sample of what’s inside—one piece from each of the four sections: essay, grief, growth, and greenlighting. Book Launch Video https://www.facebook.com/WritersinourMidst/videos/478877693852535 I’ve included the lovely reviews from my beta readers. Reviews Lyn presents … Continue reading Waking Up to the Life Left in Me
My segments were recorded via zoom as I wasn’t able to attend in person. I’ve made a note of the time stamp for each of my portions. But, you should watch the whole show as it’s really wonderful. It takes a while to load on Teams and you can join as anonymous. The show actually … Continue reading I was elated to be asked to be a guest on the New View Poetry Show with Karen Hein.
As so many do, I reflect on the year just gone by. I’m happy to report that the eleven octogenarians whom I love and adore are still with me and going strong on this last day of the year. I am so grateful for that. I’m surrounded by hundreds of years of wisdom. Good people. … Continue reading The end of 2021
What if a woman is murdered in a desperate attempt to shut her up, but thenshe is immediately stabbed eight times with her own carving knife by adifferent perp, who also takes a hank of her blonde hair as a trophy? What ifthis is not the first time he's done this? What if this has … Continue reading New Book Release
My life has been full of strong female characters: Flora, my mother, Carol, and Louise. These women were stalwart, dependable, reliable, and remarkable in their accomplishments. Flora—a lighthouse in a sea of stormy teenage angst. Through her example, she taught me how to ground myself. Simply by doing the next thing that needed to be … Continue reading Strong Female Characters
10May13 Lyn Ayre at her natural perfume table There are many things that a budding entrepreneur can do to ensure optimum success. 1. Developing a website is number one. Few people, in my circle of friends, ever refer to the yellow pages. Ours don’t even make it in the house; they go directly into the … Continue reading Entrepreneurship ~ The Path Less Traveled
at Writers in our Midst and supported through the Port Moody Library. https://calendar.portmoodylibrary.ca/Default/Detail/2021-06-08-1900-Writers-in-Our-Midst-18 There is a video of tonight's reading posted there. Facebook Time Post for me is 26:10. Thanks for having a look. https://www.facebook.com/pomolibrary/videos/935616330504389 8June2021 Hi Everyone, So, wonderful to listen to other people’s poems, which I’ve enjoyed very much. Thank you all. My … Continue reading Poetry Reading