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Writing Projects & Plans for 2022

Writing Projects & Plans for 2022 Any suggestions?   This early in the New Year we may still be taking time to look back on the past year or two and plan ahead for 2022. Given the pandemic that has affected so much of the past two years, you may want to look further back at what we used to Continue Reading

Frequently Asked Questions for Authors  

Frequently Asked Questions   And this author’s answers are…?    In my journey from entrepreneur, business advisor and writer for entrepreneurs to published author of crime fiction novels about an entrepreneur, I’ve heard a few frequently asked questions for authors. The questions may come from curious readers who want to know how it was done or from future writers wondering Continue Reading

We learn best by sharing stories

We learn best by sharing stories Fact or Fiction? As an experienced entrepreneur and business advisor, I often tell stories as an effective means of communicating with other entrepreneurs. Storytelling helps to establish rapport based on shared experience and a good story makes the message more memorable. Sharing stories always makes for a better exchange of ideas, information and inspiration. Continue Reading

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

Canadian Crime Writers discussing the pleasures of reading and writing crime fiction Our online panel of Canadian Crime Writers discussing their influences and their writing. Watch the YouTube recording at: CWC Panel Discussion – Montreal Authors of Crime Fiction  from the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series of  October 14th. 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