10 Things Every Aspiring Author Should Know…

10 Things Every Aspiring Author Should Know…

You can’t write what you don’t know. Research is essential. No one gets it right in the first draft. The average novel is rewritten 7 times. You will get rejection letters. Learn Origami, rejection letters look much better when they are folded into cranes. There will always be people who don’t like what you write, you’ll never please everyone, it is impossible, don’t even try. Embrace your characters quirks and tells. When I was...

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Research Rocks

Research Rocks

You can’t write what you don’t know. Sure, books and the internet are great ways to find out about your subject, but the best way to research your story is to live it. For the Lakeview Novels I tried to do just that. While researching Hush (the story of an unknown princess who is discovered by an undercover student journalist and hunted down by terrorists on the campus of her elite boarding school) I went to several rugby games – a...

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Book Tour & Giveaway

Book Tour & Giveaway

Hurry! There are only 3 days left to get in on the action. CBB book tours is promoting The Lakeview Series. There are all sorts of reviews and a chance to win copies of  all 4 of the Lakeview books; Hush, Whisper, Scream and Silence. In addition we are giving away a $20.00 Amazon gift card! Here is just one example of a stop on this fun promotional romp. Click here to join in the fun and giveaway! My So-Called Review: Throughout this past...

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Get ready to “Scream” on July 20th!

Get ready to “Scream” on  July 20th!

12  days until Scream hits shelves. Here’s a little taste, enjoy! Happy Reading – S Lakeview Academy Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Halle squinted against the sunlight streaming through the floor-to-ceiling windows in Mason Hall, Lakeview Academy’s main dining facility. The high, buttressed ceilings of the two main wings reached thirty-five feet above the students’ heads. Long, narrow tables with benches...

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