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BOOK!

BOOK!

Well, it’s not officially summer for another month, but the temperature where I live today hit 33 C. That’s HOT for Nova Scotia! Mercifully we are heading into the wilderness tomorrow for four glorious days of paddling and communing with nature. (Read: swatting black flies.) But the interesting thing is that when the temps go up […]

R.I.P. Author! Author!

R.I.P. Author! Author!

  Folks, although I love interviewing authors and celebrating their stories, other things have come up that have taken my time/attention. I’ve come to accept the fact that I’m never going to catch up with Author! Author! so I’m letting go of the guilt and moving on. Over the holidays I will be revamping this […]

Book Launch!

Book Launch!

Shameless self promotion here folks so bear with me. A week from today I will be hosting a book signing, reception as part of the launch of my wee book, Maud Lewis and the Maudified House Project–The Story Starts Here. It’s primarily a photo documentary of a special project initiated by the Friends of the […]

Author! Author! Chad Norman

Author! Author! Chad Norman

Meet Chad Norman. He recently completed his 15th book of poetry, titled Masstown,  which celebrates the once-thriving dairy community just west of Truro, in Colchester County. Through his grandparents, Bert and Gladys, the poems lead the reader back onto the farm. But not just any farm. Masstown is a poignant collection showing memory at work, […]

News!

News!

Finally. Author! Author! is back on track. It was great to have Laura Best come on board to lead the brigade this spring. See her interview below and be sure to check out her comments for more insights. There’s a great lineup ahead. Aiming to post interviews twice a month.   Also, I’ve started uploading […]

Author! Author! Laura Best

Author! Author! Laura Best

Laura Best lives in East Dalhousie, Nova Scotia. Her first YA novel, “Bitter, Sweet” was short listed for The Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People. The author of over forty short stories, her work has been published in literary magazines and anthologies across Canada.  Flying With a Broken Wing, is her second YA […]

Author! Author! Mike Parker

Author! Author! Mike Parker

Twenty four years ago Mike Parker submitted his first manuscript, Guides of the Northwoods: Hunting & Fishing Tales from Nova Scotia, to Doubleday Canada Publishing Group. In a rejection letter dated August 30th, Editor Jill Lambert took the time to add, “P.S. I really did enjoy this manuscript; I thought it was well written and […]

Author! Author! Doreen Pendgracs

Author! Author! Doreen Pendgracs

This past July, Doreen Pendgracs launched Chocolatour: A Quest for the World’s Best Chocolate whereby the author invites readers to join her on a sensuous, taste-tempting journey of chocolate discovery. Aside from getting insider information about chocolate from various countries in Europe, Doreen explores topics such as how and where cacao becomes chocolate; various personalities […]

GOOD NEWS: Author! Author! returns tomorrow

GOOD NEWS: Author! Author! returns tomorrow

Happy to let readers know that this bi-weekly series resumes tomorrow.  First guest is Doreen Pendgracs who will be talking about her new book, “Chocolatour: A Quest for the World’s Best Chocolate.”  Her book is delicious … and her interview promises to be yummy as well.

Author! Author! Wendy Kitts

Author! Author! Wendy Kitts

Wendy Kitts is a freelance writer who’s penned stories for magazines and been a regular reviewer of middle school and young adult literature for several years. As you’ll discover in this interview, she’s learned a lot about going out on a limb and saying “yes” to the Universe. Wendy lives in Moncton, NB. She’s also […]