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Can novels set in Canada find readers?

My post today on the BWL Author BlogSpot was inspired by my recent presentation for Alberta Culture Days at the Pincher Creek library, where I spoke about my experiences of setting novels in Alberta – and elsewhere.

Pincher Creek Presentation

I made the Regina Leader-Post newspaper with this story about my Alberta Culture Days presentation at the Pincher Creek Library.

Alberta Culture Days

I’m thrilled to be speaking at the Pincher Creek Library on Friday, Sept 27, to celebrate Alberta Culture Days. My power point presentation topic will be Setting a Novel in Alberta – or not.

My Life is History

On Today’s BWL Author Blog I explore writing historical fiction about times within living memory.

Ten Days for Free

Each month, my publisher BWL offers readers a free PDF copy of one of its books. August’s free read is my novel, Ten Days in Summer. Each month my publisher BWL offers readers a free PDF copy of one of its books.

Print(ed) Word Presentation Tonight

Tonight — Tues, Aug 13, 7:00 p.m. — at the downtown Calgary Public Library, Sylvia Arthur and I will talk about our our short story/art book collaboration for the Print(ed) Word project. Looking forward to this. It was great working with Sylvia.

Montalbano’s Sicily

Today I blog about my spring tour of Detective Montalbano film sites in Sicily, on the BWL website.

Print(ed) Word

Looking forward to my presentation with artist Sylvia Arthur on August 13th at Calgary central library. Everyone welcome! Registration appreciated, but not necessary.

Holiday Reading

Today, on the Books We Love Insider Blog I write about a novel I read that enhanced my recent holiday to Malta.

Smashwords Summer Sale

My two latest novels are participating in the Smashwords Summer Sale, which runs for the month of July. You can pick up the e-books for 75% discount, $1.50 USD. Here are the links for: Ten Days in Summer and  To Catch a Fox

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