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Why I Decided to Give my Book Away for Free:

Posted by on Dec 22, 2013 in Stevie's Journal, Writing & Publication | 0 comments

Why I Decided to Give my Book Away for Free:

No novel is perfect. I hardly ever leave a 5-star review, and I’m actually pleased when someone leaves me a four-star, because it shows they’ve read the book, and have taken it seriously enough to critique some areas that I could improve upon.   Recently, both Jellicle Girl and Weight of Earth were...

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And what if she stops loving the ceiling fan?

Posted by on Sep 19, 2013 in Stevie's Journal | 0 comments

And what if she stops loving the ceiling fan?

Having a baby is a lot like publishing your first book. Both processes take a lot of patience, good timing, and an incredible leap of faith—faith perhaps, being the most difficult to embrace. If you’re a semi-neurotic writer, the what ifs can worm their way in to every pleasant thought, undermining sincere...

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Pushing Boundaries with Amelia James

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Author Interviews, Guest Posts | 0 comments

Pushing Boundaries with Amelia James

The Twisted Mosaic – a collection of erotic tales exploring the tangled relationship between Alex, Talia, and Will. Dirty little secrets. All the wrong reasons. Love takes an unexpected twist.  Today, I’d like to introduce Amelia James, my fellow author at Evolved Publishing, and the one responsible for my...

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Access Granted: Private Investigator School Lets Me In!

Posted by on Mar 31, 2013 in Stevie's Journal | 0 comments

Access Granted: Private Investigator School Lets Me In!

No one was more surprised than I when the PI called back. “I’ve checked you out on Amazon,” he said. “We’ve decided to let you in for a few days. Pick some courses and get back to me.”  I was professional when I thanked him, ignoring the irony of having had my...

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Ella and Zeth: Excerpt from Weight of Earth

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013 in Excerpts, Stevie's Journal | 0 comments

Ella and Zeth: Excerpt from Weight of Earth

  Ella Casbourne’s family is gifted, but her mother refuses to talk about it. Zeth – the boy from her dreams – knows about these gifts and can teach her. Unfortunately, her sheltered past makes him that much more dangerous to fall in love with.     Ella’s cell rang....

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BOOK SIGNING! Saturday, November 24th!

Posted by on Nov 21, 2012 in Events, Stevie's Journal | 0 comments

BOOK SIGNING! Saturday, November 24th!

Come on out to Books on Beechwood, this Saturday (November 24th) from 1-3. 35 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa!   I’ll be signing copies of Jellicle Girl and chatting with...

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When your hobby becomes your work….

Posted by on Nov 20, 2012 in Stevie's Journal | 0 comments

When your hobby becomes your work….

Today is my 29th birthday. My grandfather refused to believe this, until I made my grandmother spell it out for him. “Yes, dear. She was born in ’83. Next year she’ll be thirty.” “THIRTY?” Thirty. Or maybe I won’t be thirty. Maybe I’ll just keep recycling 29 like the...

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Telling My Story by Megan Morrison

Posted by on Nov 16, 2012 in Guest Posts, Stevie's Journal | 0 comments

Telling My Story by Megan Morrison

 Today, I am lucky to have another fabulous author stop by my blog to chat. Megan Morrison wrote the memoir: And Then it Rained: Lessons for Life, a book about the consequences of a friendship gone wrong. Sound familiar? In this post, Megan talks about something all authors eventually face: the process of...

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Romance Novels are for Men: A Guest Post by Amelia James

Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 in Guest Posts | 0 comments

Romance Novels are for Men: A Guest Post by Amelia James

Today I am very excited to present my fellow author Amelia James, who writes steamy romance and erotica novels that top the list of “What to Read After 50 Shades of Grey.” Personally, I think you should read them BEFORE or even INSTEAD, but I might be a little biased, because I’m also her editor....

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Next Syndrome

Posted by on Oct 22, 2012 in Stevie's Journal | 0 comments

Next Syndrome

Ever suffered from Next Syndrome? Having something good happen to you, like realising a dream, and then immediately thinking “That’s great. What’s next?” The day after I published Jellicle Girl, I hit the depression wall like a freight train. Why? At first, I had no idea. For one moment in...

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