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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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