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10 Must-Read Authors If You Like Stephen King

Delighted to see myself among other ass-kicking writers on a Barnes & Noble list recommending ten writers to read if you dig the King. Check it out: 10 Must-Read Authors for Stephen King Fans

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Workshop Alert!

I’m teaching a workshop in Toronto this February. It’s called “Power of the Pitch” and it’s all about how to make your idea for a story – something we often wrongly assume to be fixed – as strong as it … More

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Dalnavert House

Had a day of events in Winnipeg and had a great time. The capper, though, was a night reading at the historical Dalnavert House downtown. In the attic. And the place is haunted through and through. Great vibe for a … More

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What I Did On My Summer Vacation

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The Next Chapter

Shelagh Rogers is a brilliant interviewer. Warm, open, casually conversational, she also goes to places in the book – and opens up her subjects – that are unexpected and rich. It’s why she’s the best in the business. Here’s my … More

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THE ONLY CHILD is a National Bestseller!

Thanks so much to all who’ve helped make The Only Child a bestseller here in Canada. It means a lot to know there are people out there who are interested in reading a new book of mine based on their … More

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The Only Child in the Toronto Star

Wanted to share a feature review of The Only Child in today’s Toronto Star. It makes it sound like the kind of book I’d most definitely want to read. If I didn’t already know the story. And knew where all the … More

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The Only Child…is BORN!

Okay, so maybe I’m leaning a little too hard on the birth/children metaphors here, but when you’ve written a novel called The Only Child and it’s now out in stores, it’s pretty hard to resist. If you like the gothic, … More

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Appearances

I’ve made some updates to the Appearances page here, so check it out and come on by, wherever that may be. There will be more such dates and details to come soon…

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It’s Here!

The first finished copy!! The Only Child is out May 23.  

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