Author Archives: Lee Edward Fodi

About Lee Edward Fodi

I'm the chronicler of Kendra Kandlestar and that Land of Een, tucked between the cracks of here and there.

Teatime with author Tiffany Stone!

You’re invited to a Fairy Tea at Christianne’s Lyceum in Vancouver  to celebrate the launch of Tiffany Stone’s new picture book, Teatime: Saturday, July 18, 6 – 7:30 pm. The evening will include craft time and reading performance by author Tiffany Stone and … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Kendra Kandlestar finale

It’s been a long time in coming! I recently celebrated the launch of the final book in my Kendra Kandlestar series—Kendra Kandlestar and the Search for Arazeen—with an “Eentastic” party. Here are some favorite photos from the event . . . My wife, … Continue reading

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What magical pet would YOU adopt?

Last week, CWILL BC member Kallie George launched Clover’s Luck, her first book in the Magical Animal Adoption Series. The event took place at Kidsbooks in Vancouver and was attended by kids big and small (including many big kids from … Continue reading

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CWILL authors participate in the Kids’ Lit Quiz ~ the first time in BC

On January 23rd, four members of CWILL participated in the Kids’ Lit Quiz, an annual reading competition for children aged ten to thirteen. It’s an international competition, with students from New Zealand, the UK, South Africa, Canada, the US, China, … Continue reading

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How writing a story is like building a house

When I first started teaching creative writing to kids, one of the first classes I ever developed was “The Creative Carpenter.” It was more or less my way of trying to find a fun approach to teaching the formal elements … Continue reading

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The delicate business of killing characters

I will confess that I don’t really care for killing characters. It’s tricky business, especially when it comes to writing for children. After all, you’re inevitably killing someone’s favourite character. And kids tend to let you know about these things—and … Continue reading

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