Monthly Archives: January 2012

Sequel to Safe Harbor

Heading north on Thursday to check on the stone cottage in Haliburton, and then further north to visit friend Carol LavallĂ©e in North Bay. I have a birthday present for her, a framed copy of Andrew Wyeth’s Christina’s World. An … Continue reading

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Piggybacking to market

I’m going piggybacking with friend and fellow journalist Al Emid. Al’s second book, Financial Recovery in a Fragile World, which he wrote with Robert Ironside and Evelyn Jacks, came out earlier this month. It’s an advice book that tells readers … Continue reading

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Safe Harbor’s blast-off approaching

Safe Harbor‘s release date is getting closer. The ebook should be available on or around March 21, and the paperback a month later on April 21. Details are now falling into place to convince me that my book is really … Continue reading

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Meet Susanna Kearsley

Susanna Kearsley will talk to Sisters in Crime Toronto at its first meeting of the new year this Thursday, Jan. 19. A former museum curator, Susanna wrote her first novel, the romance Mariana, on a dare from her sister, and … Continue reading

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As the plot thickens

Some writers swear by approaching a novel with a detailed plot in place. They have it all worked out, all the twist and turns, the setbacks, the climax, the denouement, right down to the book’s final sentence. If that works … Continue reading

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