A Subtle Thing: Introduction

To tease you a bit today, we thought we’d put up the introduction to Alicia Hendley’s debut novel, A Subtle Thing, available in print and digital format from booksellers worldwide. It’s subtle at first. You’re sitting at your computer one morning when you notice that something, just a little something, is there. The difference is so small, so nothing really, that it almost slips by. Maybe it starts in your stomach, nudging at your ribs….

Grand Opening of Coles, Owen Sound

It’s short notice, but I’ll be at the grand opening of Coles Books, Heritage Place Mall, 1350 – 16th Street East, Owen Sound, ON, N4K 5N3, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, Juy 31. The new, expanded store replaces the old Smith Books at the mall, a move by Indigo to better serve the Owen Sound community. Manager Lisa Clements is more than a little excited about the commodious new space, right across the from…

New Look for Our Blog

With all the new enhancements Blogger offers, we thought we’d take some time to give ourselves a bit of a sprucing. Along with making the layout a little cleaner and brighter, we’ve added some funky features we hope you’ll like. The first of these is the social network sharing device. Now you can instantly add a post you wish to share to your email, Blogger blog, Twitter, Facebook and Google Buzz. You can also link…

Reviews from The Midwest Book Review for Paul Lima

Professional writer and communications instructor Paul Lima presents two invaluable guides, references and aides, for authors and aspiriging authors of all skill and experience levels. (re)Discover the Joy of Creative Writing (ISBN 9780986563003, $14.95) features almost fifty exercies to stimulate ideas, practice one’s craft, and (re-)experience the joy of scripting believable characters, literary world, and soul-searching insights. From word associations to tapping the power of childhood memories to ‘What if?’ speculation journal exercises, (re)Discover the…

Five Rivers Authors’ Upcoming Events.

July 17, 2010: Lorina will be signing copies of her new fantasy novel, From Mountains of Ice, as well as And the Angels Sang and Shadow Song. Location and Time: Chapters, 873 Lansdowne, Peterborough, ON, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. View Larger Map July 21, 2010: Simon Rose conducts teleclasses with the Children’s Writers Coaching Club at the National Writing for Children Centre. Magic in Stories for Children Part Six: FairMagical Objects, Secret Languages and Mysterious Books….