Author Archives: Andrew Pyper

Sunny Day News

  It’s a sunny day here where I am, at home, just returned from a really great morning delivering back to back keynote speeches to Writers Craft high school students in Niagara.  They were very sweet and smart and it … More

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The Demonologist – 8 Weeks!

It’s a sunny day here in Toronto.  That wouldn’t be such a remarkable claim except that the preceding hundred days have felt like they’ve been covered with a grey canvas tarp.  But hey, I’m not complaining, because the sun is … More

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Thriller of the Week in the Mail on Sunday

What a great way to push back against a gloomy Monday morning: waking to see that The Demonologist was chosen by the Mail on Sunday (UK) as its Thriller of the Week! “[The Demonologist] is a chilling exploration of how … More

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The Art of Scaring by Caring

I’ve written a column for the Review section of The Wall Street Journal, published today, about writing horror.  It’s 700 or so words, and therefore is something less than an exhaustive discussion of the topic (!), but I feel there’s … More

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Seventh Week for The Demonologist!

This is awesome:  The Demonologist is on the Maclean’s Bestseller List for a seventh straight week today! And in other news, I spoke to students at Sir John A. Macdonald High School in downtown Hamilton this morning and they were … More

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If You Need a Good Laugh Today

Here’s a link to the cover of my first “published” book, The Dream.  I was in Grade Five.  (For the biggest laugh – entirely at my own expense – note, in particular, the author’s photo on the back cover.) Okay, … More

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The Demonologist in the Daily Mail and Sunday Telegraph

The Demonologist is out this week in the UK, and the first couple reviews I’ve seen have been very kind.  Here’s bits from the ones I’ve seen in the Sunday Telegraph and Daily Mail. “A stunningly crafted, intelligent and moving … More

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6th Week for The Demonologist as a Canadian Bestseller!

Zippedy-Do-Dah! The Demonologist is on the Maclean’s Fiction Bestseller List for the 6th straight week (at #4 on the list)! Maclean’s Canadian Bestseller List – April 18, 2013  

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Week #5 in the Globe for the Demons!

It’s a super-crappy day here in Toronto, rainsleeting and depresso-skied, the kind of day when good news is especially welcome.  And then… …the sun came out!  (Well, no, the sun didn’t actually come out.  But there was some good news). … More

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THE DEMONOLOGIST On Sale in the U.K.!

Today is The Demonologist‘s publication day in Britain (and Ireland and Australia too) and I’m trying to figure out how to best mark the occasion. Hmmm… Ah, who am I kidding?  Tonight, there will be beer followed by a viewing … More

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