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Spot the difference.

I just received a wonderful note from a young woman named Alexia Panakos. She’s now a budding fashion designer but when she was in Grade Six, she read a… 94 more words

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My Christmas Shopping Guide - Part 1

“Gripping, heartbreaking, and revelatory, a book that will touch teen (and adult) readers deeply.”

That’s what The Canadian Children’s Book News had to say about… 38 more words

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How to approach a publisher about a new manuscript.

Prospective authors often ask me how to write a query letter. The truth is I have no idea. Like most things in my life, I just winged it and, unlike most things in my life, got lucky. 37 more words

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I was on my way back from my rather wonderful ‘tour’ in Ontario (more about that later) when I spotted what I thought was a nice stack of… 142 more words

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The Launch of Betsy Wickwire and The Titanic

There is a connection.

On Monday, October 17, Betsy Wickwire’s Dirty Secret will be launched at The George Wright House. This stately home at the corner of Young Avenue and Inglis Street in Halifax was bequeathed to the… 68 more words

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Betsy Wickwire goes to Ryerson University.

There is nothing authors like better than to see their books get a celebrity endorsement – which is why I was delighted to come across this photo of my dear friend/editor… 119 more words

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Hark the Herald Angel Sings!

Oh, what a lovely review Betsy got in this morning’s Chronicle Herald. Here are a few of the highlights:

Betsy Wickwire’s Dirty Secret… 100 more words

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