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Canada Also Reads Rules for Writing Fiction

As part of Canada Also Reads, I was asked to contribute some rules for writing fiction. You can check them out here. And you can see a bonus rule I didn’t include here.
The Canada Also Reads essays will be posted starting Monday, March 1 on the National Post Afterword Blog, including one from Fear of […]

Fear of Fighting: Download the Free Ebook Today

Grab yourself a free ebook copy of Fear of Fighting here. Buy an old school print copy here.
Photo courtesy of the fabulous Dani Couture of Animal Effigy (and a lot of other) fame.

In honour of Canada Also reads, download the free Fear of Fighting e-book!

To celebrate the book’s National Post Canada Also Reads nod, Fear of Fighting is being offered as a free e-book until April.
From Invisible Publishing:
“You should read Fear of Fighting; the National Post’s Afterword said so. And out of relief and ecstasy for someone (specifically defender Zoe Whittall who also just had her book Bottle Rocket […]

The National Post picks Fear of Fighting as a Canada Also Reads Book

From the National Post:
“The panelists will each present a short essay defending their selected book: making the case for why you need to read it. We’ll post two a day through the week starting March 1. And on March 8 we’ll host a live chat with the panelists and the authors and enjoy a rousing […]

Prairie Fire Review of Books looks at Fear of Fighting and Be Good

Featuring the best line ever in a review about my work:
“In both of Fowles’s novels, the young people do a lot of vomiting–too much, maybe, but not enough to provoke a similar reaction on the part of the reader. Rather, Be Good and Fear of Fighting are cause for celebration; they mark the arrival upon […]