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How and why I self-published my new novel: Part One

So it is happening. Tomorrow my sixteenth novel is published – an idea I still cannot quite comprehend. Sixteen? Where did all those words come from? When and how did I pluck such stories from the air and set them … Continue reading

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Smuggler. Smoker. Aviatrix. Thief: The double life of Roxy Loewen. (It’s a publishing thing!)

The Double Life of Roxy Loewen by C C Humphreys       See those Dames above? Except they ain’t… dames. She’s one dame. Cleaned up nice… or taking to the skies. Which one do you prefer? I like ’em … Continue reading

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Lost in Editing – An Author peeks out!

Here’s me, delivering the manuscript of ‘Plague’ to my editor, the wonderful Nita Provonost, in her office at Random House in Toronto. This was in June, and the reason why I have been so rarely glimpsed in posts since then … Continue reading

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Second Draft – Done!

For those who read my previous post on the beginning the Second Draft (Click on it to re-read) here’s the follow up: I finished the second draft today. Now its a read through, a spell check, page numbering… and I … Continue reading

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Second Draft – My Favourite Part?

There is something special about the second draft. As those who read my previous post about not outlining till I finish the first draft – (What madness is this?) – will remember, I let my characters have their heads in … Continue reading

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