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The Indie Author Perspective on: The Strange Case of Angelica


The first one to leave an answer to my question below about North America’s cinematic style – of lack of it – and retweet this to five people, wins a signed copy of my latest novel, The Drawing Lesson. Don’t … Continue reading

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The Indie Author Perspective on: The House by the Medlar Tree


Last night, I saw this gorgeous and deeply moving film at TIFF. Without spoiling the plot, I’ll say that the story is of blood ties and heritage played out in one family in a tiny fishing village on the Sicilian … Continue reading

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The Indie Author’s Town


I bet you don’t remember Toronto of the 1950’s. I certainly do. Back then, it was “Toronto the good.” On Sundays, department stores even closed the drapes on their windows lest commercial interests diverted the people from church going. The … Continue reading

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