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Canadian books make great Christmas gifts

I can’t think of any better way to spend a winter evening (or day) than curled up with a book by a Canadian author. If it isn’t already part of your holiday ritual, consider giving Canadian books as gifts this Christmas. Continue reading

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Preparing to Launch Part 2 – guest blog by Harold Macy

Signing books at events is part of being an author. It’s an opportunity to leave your solitary desk, chat with people who are interested in your book and perhaps make some money. It also gives authors a chance to deal with outfit anxiety, overlapping lifestyle images and potentially embarrassing moments. Continue reading

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Finding Hope

As often happens, I found the solution to my problem in a book. To alleviate her financial woes, the heroine in the novel I was reading took in laundry and ironing. A domestic goddess I am not, but after casting around for some skill to market, I decided to take in typing.

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For better or worse

Writing a book is like getting married. Continue reading

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