Category Archives: works in progress

The delicate business of killing characters

I will confess that I don’t really care for killing characters. It’s tricky business, especially when it comes to writing for children. After all, you’re inevitably killing someone’s favourite character. And kids tend to let you know about these things—and … Continue reading

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Robot Media has a lovely storybook app creator

  I have been trying out the truly lovely storybook app builder by Robot Media for the past few weeks. This team is out of Barcelona and have produced a clean, pleasing, relatively easy piece of software. No strings and … Continue reading

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Now it’s Constantinople…

Chris Humphreys spent part of his summer vacation at the historic sites of Constantinople, collecting information and inspiration for his most recent project, A Place Called Armageddon. Chris was recently profiled by Author magazine, and you can find the interview … Continue reading

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My new website

    I’m pleased to announce the launch of my brand new Web site: I developed this site for all those fervent young Kendra Kandlestar fans who want to dig deeper into the books and just can’t seem to … Continue reading

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May News from CWILL BC Members

Here is some spring book news direct from CWILL BC members: Pam Withers: I just signed a contract with Menasha Ridge Press to write a biography of professional athlete Tao Berman (adult market nonfiction). Jocelyn Shipley: My lastest YA novel, … Continue reading

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A sequel and a website are born!

I’m so excited because, after a 2 year dry spell, my creative juices are once again flowing. I’ve just begun work on a sequel to my novel Home Court Advantage (James Lorimer, 2000)! The sequel picks up the story of … Continue reading

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