Books

Sounding the Drum: Community Building in the Digital Age

Writing Sounding the Drum was a labour of love.  They say you do not find your passion in life, that you find yourself and when you do, you can’t help but live your passion. For as long as I can remember I have been a community builder. In Sounding the Drum, I  do my best to define what is essentially undefinable. It’s like trying to define the word “home”. Most of our attempts to do so will result in a…

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Welcome to lorigosselin.com, the place where all things writing and Lori Gosselin will be parked. Here is a little of my back-story. It seems to always start with a question. My first book, The Happy Place had spiralled out of a question my daughter Natasha had innocently posed, and now she had asked a book-inspiring question again! I was doing some research for my second book, or what I believed was my second book when she phoned. After we had…

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Books

The Story Behind My First Book

We were in a taverna in Iraklion on the island of Crete, Greece. It was a mother-daughter trip of a lifetime, nineteen days to spend with my 23-year-old daughter, to catch up on her life all while exploring together one of the most beautiful countries on the planet. As we walked the cobbled streets I couldn’t help but flash back to the mother-daughter trip I took with my mother twenty-five years prior. “When Mom and I were in Europe…” I…

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