The first thing I’ll say is, go visit my full website where you can get more information on most of the stuff below. Now, on with the info.
I’ve been writing so long there may be graffiti inside my mother’s womb.
Here’s some stuff I do:
- Teach Creative Writing at TrentU (Oshawa Campus). Learn more about that here.
- Teach Creative Writing at Durham College in Oshawa. Been doing that since 2000.
- Do edit-for-hire work for other writers. You can learn more about that here.
- Is a proud founding board member of the Writers’ Community of Simcoe County (WCSC)
- Is a regular attendee at its two sister organizations, the Writers’ Community of Durham Region (WCDR) and York Region (WCYR)
- Lurk on Facebook and Twitter and LinkedIn and About.me
- Does a real job as a Communications Specialist at a big Canadian company you’ve probably heard of.
- Writes ugly stories about bad people doing horrible things
Here’s some writing stuff I’ve done or I’m working on:
- Vanishing Hope, a novella (54 pages) and my first published work, is now available for order through Burning Effigy Press. Check out the reviews here.
- Soft Kiss, Hard Death, the third in the Sam Truman Mysteries series, is available in ebook form by Abattoir Press and as part of the collected mysteries in hard copy in 2013. You can order it through Amazon.com.
- I’m currently editing No Hope, the follow up full-length novel and the next story in the saga of the Book, tentatively scheduled to be published by Burning Effigy Press aroundJune 2013
- I’m collecting my #WritingTip tweets into a “how to write” book called Tweet You Write to be (hopefully) epublished in 2013
- Completed the first draft of the pseudo-sequel to No Hope, called Blood Loss during the Muskoka Novel Marathon that I participated in in July 2012.
- I’m also working on several short stories, and at least one novella
- Aside from this blog, I’m hoping to contribute a column on a regular basis to Dreadful Tales
Sometimes I sleep.
You can email me at tobin[at]tobinelliott[dot]com (link deliberately broken to prevent spam from this site). Don’t forget…two Ls and two Ts in Elliott.