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Granary Road Farmers Market – December 10

Posted by on Dec 8, 2022 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Granary Road Farmers Market – December 10 Looking for the perfect gift? This Saturday from 10 am to 5.30 pm, I’ll be signing copies of all my books at the Granary Road Farmers Market. The event is being held at Granary Road, 226066 112 Street West, Foothills County. Learn all about my novels, including the new Stone of the Seer series, as well as about coaching and editing services for writers and authors. Hope to see you...

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Writing Workshops and Study Guides

Posted by on Dec 5, 2022 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Writing Workshops and Study Guides  My writing guide entitled Where Do Ideas Come From? examines how my novels The Alchemist’s Portrait, The Sorcerer’s Letterbox, The Clone Conspiracy, The Emerald Curse, The Heretic’s Tomb, The Doomsday Mask, The Time Camera, and The Sphere of Septimus can be used to create workshops and creative writing exercises for the classroom. These include writing time travel stories, creating superheroes and comic books, inventing imaginary worlds and fantasy kingdoms, exploring fascinating historical eras,...

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Triwood Christmas Market

Posted by on Dec 1, 2022 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Looking for the perfect gift? This Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm, I’ll be signing copies of all my books at the Triwood Christmas Market. The event is being held at Triwood Community Association, 2244 Chicoutimi Drive NW in Calgary. Learn all about my novels, including the new Stone of the Seer series, as well as about coaching and editing services for writers and authors. Hope to see you...

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What’s it all about? An excerpt from The Time Traveler’s Guide

Posted by on Nov 29, 2022 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

“The Time Traveler’s Guide is a great resource for any writer wanting to improve their craft.”   Chapter One: What is time travel? Time travel is defined as taking place when there is movement between specific points in time. This is achieved in the same way that objects and living things move through space. In fiction, this kind of travel is made possible by the use of a time machine, device, or method. While nothing is carved in stone, I tend to think that time travel involving machinery or some kind of technology should be...

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Learn How to Write Effective and Compelling Historical Fiction

Posted by on Nov 26, 2022 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Historical fiction combines the events of the past with characters and stories from the writer’s imagination. This course examines the art of writing historical fiction and the need to fully immerse yourself in a particular time period to make your storytelling more believable. Learn how to write effective, authentic and appealing historical fiction and how to turn your ideas into compelling stories. Understand what defines historical fiction and different historical time periods, create believable settings and plausible characters and...

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Author Happenings

Posted by on Nov 22, 2022 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Author Happenings

I’ve been working in person at local events in November and December, selling autographed copies of all the novels and promoting my services for writers and my programs for schools. I was at Riverbend Fall Fair on November 5 and at Balzac Christmas Market on November 18 and 19. I’ll be at Triwood Christmas Market at Triwood Community Association on December 3 and 4, from 10 am to 4 pm, and then at Granary Road Farmers Market on December 10, from 10 am to 5.30 pm I’ll also have copies of Where Do Ideas Come From?, which...

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Muse News

Posted by on Nov 19, 2022 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Muse News

Revenge of the Witchfinder is now published, completing the new series, with all three novels available as ebooks and as paperbacks. There was also a recent review of The Stone of the Seer, the first novel in the series. “Magic and Historical Fiction Collide – This book combines historical fiction with a world of magic. It is set in the period of the English Civil War and incorporates magic, mystery and witch hunting. This book engages the reader with action and interesting characters. It is the first in a series and will leave the...

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Balzac Christmas Market – November 18 and 19

Posted by on Nov 16, 2022 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Balzac Christmas Market – November 18 and 19

Balzac Christmas Market – November 18 and 19   Looking for the perfect gift? This Friday from 4 pm to 8 pm and on Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm, I’ll be signing copies of all my books at the Balzac Christmas Market.   The event is being held in Balzac at 292120 Wagon Wheel Blvd, Rocky View County. Learn all about my novels, including the new Stone of the Seer series, as well as about coaching and editing services for writers and authors.   Learn more about the event at...

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The Benefits of a Writing Coach

Posted by on Nov 15, 2022 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Benefits of a Writing Coach

A professional writing coach is someone with whom you can consult, ask questions and receive constructive feedback. They act as a guide as you build your career as a professional writer. A coach can help you conquer a stumbling block, regain momentum or make a start on a new project. My program helps you progress as a writer. You decide what you want to work on during a personalized, one on one relationship. I can be your coach for just one month or we can establish a month-to-month arrangement, depending on your schedule and...

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Cool Links

Posted by on Nov 11, 2022 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Cool Links

Not all of us have writing fears regarding our creative projects, but for those that do, this article has a few tips on how to overcome them. Here’s a great article that talks about writing multiple points of view for the characters in your story. “Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” Anton...

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