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Canadian Crime Writers discussing the pleasures of reading and writing crime fiction

Canadian Crime Writers discussing the pleasures of reading and writing crime fiction You’re invited to join our online panel of Canadian Crime Writers discussing the pleasures of reading and writing crime fiction. At the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, THURSDAY, October 14th  – 12:30 to 1:30 pm Montreal-area members of Crime Writers of Canada discuss the pleasures of reading and writing Continue Reading

BAD BOYS IN BOSTON Draft #2 for VIP Readers.  How do you like it so far?

BAD BOYS IN BOSTON Draft #2 for VIP Readers  How do you like it so far? For my short list of MVP Expert Readers and perceptive critics, how do you like it so far? BAD BOYS IN BOSTON, novel #4 Draft #2 Rev.2.33, is ready for review and editors comments on the the E-book copy for download from BookFunnel at:  https://BookHip.com/LDQJNP. It’s Continue Reading

Looking Back & Planning Ahead

Happy New Year! Have a great 2021 in the brave new post-Covid world Looking Back & Planning Ahead (An update for readers, friends and fans of the Dale Hunter Series of crime thriller novels.)  So 2021 has finally arrived, now what?  It seems the same as 2020 so far, maybe worse in many ways – both the pandemic and the politics. The Continue Reading

Author interview with Bernie Landry

Author interview with Bernie Landry More than you were ever going to ask about Del Chatterson, author of the Dale Hunter Series of crime thriller novels and, as your Uncle Ralph, author of new 2020 Editions of his business books for entrepreneurs. Here’s the whole story!  

Partners in Crime since 1982

  CWC Announcement – June 2020 I am pleased to announce my recent appointment to the Board of Directors of the Crime Writers of Canada as the Regional Representative for Quebec and the Atlantic Region. I look forward to working with the CWC membership of over two hundred talented Canadian crime writers from across the country. The Board Members, Professional Continue Reading

For your reading pleasure – reduced prices & free E-books

For your reading pleasure – reduced prices & free E-books. Crime fiction and advice for entrepreneurs  Dear friends, fellow writers and readers, We’re missing the pleasure of meeting face to face during this challenging period and even if I am used to working at home alone and mostly online, it’s been more than a month of isolation in Montreal and Continue Reading

‘TIS THE SEASON

‘TIS THE SEASON … for looking back with gratitude & looking forward with hope & excitement Wishing you a happy holiday season enjoying friends & family and hoping you have a peaceful NEW YEAR filled with joy! Many thanks to all those generous and thoughtful people who have helped me and encouraged and supported my efforts in 2019 with the Continue Reading

My Storytelling Journey from Entrepreneur to Author-preneur

Are you a storyteller too?  Do you also use stories to engage, communicate, sell or teach?   My Storytelling Journey from Entrepreneur to Author-preneur My experience has been that storytelling is a very powerful communication technique to make your message appealing, to hold the listener’s or reader’s attention and to make the message more memorable. I’ve used storytelling as an entrepreneur, business Continue Reading

News Flash! My Updated Event Schedule

Updated Event Schedule for Readers, Fans & Friends – You’re invited! Next events: My Storytelling Journey from Entrepreneur to Author-preneur  Lessons learned for Authors & Entrepreneurs. It’s about the journey, not the destination   SPOTLIGHT PRESENTATION – STAPLES/BUREAU EN GROS Kirkland, Quebec – November 20th, 6:30PM Including Author Sale & Book-signing 2 – 7PM   Past events: (IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER August – Continue Reading

Are you a storyteller too? 

Are you a storyteller too?  Do you also use stories to engage, communicate, sell or teach?   I’m sharing my own Storytelling Journey from Entrepreneur to Author-preneur with a SPOTLIGHT Presentation at Staples/Bureau-en Gros on Wednesday, Nov 20th 6:30PM, Kirkland, QC.  Come and share your stories.  You can see more details and RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/my-storytelling-journey-from-entrepreneur-to-author-preneur-tickets-80505796003  My Storytelling Journey from Entrepreneur to Author-preneur My Continue Reading