The PM Series Interviews: Gordon Gibb

We asked the same five questions of the authors of the Prime Minister of Canada series. 5R: There are those who persist in saying Canadian history is boring. Having undertaken to write part of that history, how would you respond to that assertion? GG: If history can be summarized as boring – regardless of the nature, and ownership of the history we are talking about – then it is to suggest that history has to be sensational,…

The PM Series Interviews: Dorothy Pedersen

We asked the same five questions of the authors of the Prime Minister of Canada series. Here’s what Dorothy Pedersen had to say. 5R: There are those who persist in saying Canadian history is boring. Having undertaken to write part of that history, how would you respond to that assertion? DP: Canadian history, as it was delivered in the school system, WAS boring. We never learned about life as it was then, the stories behind…

Michell Plested interviews Nowick Gray on Get Published

Michell Plested, author of the popular YA series, Mik Murdoch, also authors and maintains an informative podcast, Get Published.  Recently Michell interviewed Nowick Gray about his newly released murder-mystery which is set in Ungava. The podcast can be found here. And the first reader reviews are beginning to come in. This 4-star review on Goodreads. Hunter’s Daughter is available in print and eBook from online booksellers worldwide, and directly from Five Rivers.

Paula Johanson on Meeting and Writing about Larry “King” Kwong

  This March 1st, 2015, Five Rivers Publishing released King Kwong: Larry Kwong, the China Clipper who broke the NHL colour barrier. Paula Johanson talks about her writing experience, hockey, and getting to the man behind the hockey stick, King Kwong himself. JC: What got you started writing King Kwong? PJ: What got me started writing this book was reading the newspaper to my late father. His eyesight was failing due to macular degeneration, so…

Ann Marston Talks about Wordsmithing the World of The Rune Blades of Celi

Five Rivers is happy to announce: Ann Marston’s sixth book of The Rune Blades of Celi: Sword and Shadow will be re-released March 1, 2015.  Ann Marston In this edition, Ann Marston worked closely with editor and publisher, Lorina Stephens, and designer, Jeff Minkevics to bring readers a re-sharpened Celtic Fantasy.  Anne Marston talked about the experience of writing, publishing, and republishing to bring a world from imagination to reality.  JC: First off, congratulations for…