Raising the Bar for Independent Publishers in Canada

Anyone can self-publish a book nowadays. But self-publishing is a huge undertaking, and it's not easy to do it well. Many authors know they need a "great" editor or a "professional" cover design if they want their book to stand…

Goodnight Sunshine – the Wife’s Perspective, Part 6

Ready for beta readers in August of 2014, Mark held his breath and pressed 'send' on what we felt must be the final draft, once again, save typos. One friend provided immediate feedback, bringing welcome relief. Then we waited. And waited. More…

Goodnight Sunshine – the Wife’s Perspective, Part 4

After a California Christmas with Mark's parents and his precious Uncle Tom -- whom Goodnight Sunshine is dedicated to -- we headed to Tucson, Arizona to connect with friends. It would be a working holiday because we had given ourselves a…

Goodnight Sunshine – the Wife’s Perspective, Part 2

Mark was a racehorse let out of the gate -- he wrote with determination, focus, speed, and joy. It was beautiful. We were living in Powell River and he had come home from a trip to the recycling bins, excited with inspiration about where…