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Station Eleven: A novel  by Emily St. John Mandel, is an award-nominated, Chapters Indigo Picks, Amazon well reviewed, pre- and post-apocalyptic book of science fiction. The story interweaves the lives of various characters, (Arthur Leander, Jeeven Chaudhary and Kristen Raymonde feature among these characters) darting between changing time periods, connecting them in an artful way …
Contrary to popular opinion Canadian history is not dull. Case in point: Champlain’s Dream, by David Hackett Fischer. This award-winning, non-fiction book is an exhaustively researched, yet highly readable account of Canada’s earliest years, as recounted through the valorous and indefatigable exploits of its father, Samuel de Champlain.  It has the charm of a writer …
The Power of Logic as a Tool for Writers                  This month we are discussing authors that have had an influence on us. I think for many of us there is a writer or two who has inspired our perspective on our writing and the writing of others, …
What is a publishing woe? I have a small publishing woe to tell you: I am a writer who has a dream of having a great book out there, and one who wants to be a better person because they have self-published a book.  One of the many challenges is that I need to be a …
This book will be out in bookstores on September 1, 2009. John Shors has graciously allowed me to review his book, before it comes out with an advanced review copy. I’m doing the full review here, and later it will be on Amazon. I have read his other book, Beneath a Marble Sky and am on …
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