A fledgling writer of short format fiction, Jo-Anne is particularly interested in telling stories of the hidden, the hurt, the silent and the unheard.
She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia where she happily shuffles from one coffee shop to another where she listens in on the conversations around her while drinking her espresso.
For further insights, note the list:
- Alice Munro
- Jazz, classical, pop and rock and folk
- Gerber daisies and freesia
- The Godfather, Singing in the Rain
- “I have measured out my life with coffee spoons”
- “The pain now is part of the happiness then. That’s the deal.”
- “I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice – not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother’s death, but because he is the reason I believe in God; I am a Christian because of Owen Meany.”
- “Everybody loves the sound of a train in the distance. Everybody thinks it’s true.”