POLTERGEEKS Launch in Saskatoon!

Here’s some author guy from Saskatoon reading the first chapter from POLTERGEEKS last night at McNally Robinson Booksellers in Saskatoon. It was a fun evening with Beverley Brenna reading from her novel THE WHITE BICYCLE and Governor General Award Winner Arthur Slade reading from the fourth and final book in his HUNCHBACK ASSIGNMENTS series. Click … [Read more…]

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The Author’s Guide To Inner Peace

You have heard show but don’t tell, then every scene must play itself out like a scene in film where language is secondary to what can be seen. Allow the reader to see with your words. Do not waste your time on the status of your query to an agent. You cannot control whether the … [Read more…]

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Friday night thoughts on this and that.

Well it’s been a whirlwind of an autumn for me, though you wouldn’t know it was autumn in the tiny metropolis of Saskatoon because we have a foot and a half of snow on the ground. You know, I think I haven’t thanked enough people for all the good wishes since POLTERGEEKS hit bookstores last … [Read more…]

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The Internet’s Book Buying Utility

  Robert McCrum has written a very interesting piece about the transformation of publishing – from paper to e-ink.  I kind of agree with him when he writes: When cultural historians eventually come to describe the years 1990 to 2012, they will be hard put to resist phrases such as “paradigm shift”, “literary upheaval”, and … [Read more…]

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