And here’s the final part of my interview with Newfoundland author Paul Butler about his new book, The Good Doctor.
Award-winning Newfoundland author, Paul Butler is about to release his latest novel entitled The Good Doctor. While the book might centre around Sir Wilfred Grenfell, it isn’t a biography. In fact, what Paul has written is a rather thought-provoking twist on the generally accepted image of this iconic character from […]
My good friend and historical romance author, Kate Robbins tagged me in a blog hop last week. So now it’s my turn to answer a few questions – this time about my writing process. What am I working on? Funny you should ask … in fact, I just finished the […]
Action scenes are devilishly difficult things to write. I struggled with the beginning of my novel for months because of it – writing and rewriting action sequences until they worked. My hard work and perseverance seems to have paid off though, so much in fact that I was recently asked […]
In October, award-winning writer Lesleyanne Ryan published her debut novel, Braco. At the time, I interviewed Ryan about her publishing experiences. Last week, I had the great privilege of sitting with her again to discuss her Atlantic Book Awards nomination, her blog tour and life as an author. (At the end […]
This month Braco, the award-winning debut novel from Lesleyanne Ryan, will be released. As a former UN peacekeeper, Lesleyanne served in Visoko, Bosnia in 1993/94. There she helped a friend send food to a young boy in Srebrenica. When the Canadian military pulled out of Srebrenica in March 1994, he […]
Last month, author Linda Abbott, published her first novel entitled The Loss of the Marion. Newfoundlanders among you may already be aware of the story, either from local folklore or the song by Simani recorded back in the ‘80s. For those who aren’t familiar, the Marion was a banking schooner […]