WOLF NOTES: An Uncommon Interview – Catherine Lundoff

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Welcome to WOLF NOTES, where interview questions stray from the rest of the pack. It’s nice to know the usual stuff like where an author gets their inspiration and why they write, but sometimes we need a little fun in our lives.

Wolf: This week we have Catherine Lundoff.

clundoff publicity photoCatherine Lundoff is an award-winning writer, editor and publisher from Minneapolis. She is the author of Silver Moon and Out of This World: Queer Speculative Fiction Stories and editor of the fantastical pirate anthology, Scourge of the Seas of Time (and Space), as well as a number of published short stories in different genres. She is also the publisher at Queen of Swords Press, a genre fiction publisher specializing in fiction from out of this world.

 

 

Wolf: If you had to pick a weapon, what would it be and why?

Catherine: I love swords, but I also have long term damage to the tendons in my arms, so it depends on how realistic I’m being. Fantasy Me would love to wield a rapier with finesse and panache because they look cool and elegant. They’re also the kind of sword you can use to disarm or disable, rather than necessarily kill.  Real Me recognizes that I don’t have the arms, hands or, based on my brief flirtation with fencing, the physical coordination to pull off using a nice sword properly. Real Me probably just needs a small maneuverable tank.

Wolf: That sound very familiar. What is the nicest thing you’ve ever done to your characters?

Catherine: Make my characters fall in love. Falling in love is new and glorious and exciting. It can happen on so many different levels, emotional and physical. It’s a big motivator for change, and change makes for interesting stories.

Wolf: It certainly does. What is the meanest thing you’ve ever done to your characters?

Catherine: Make my characters try to stay in love despite the obstacles. I mean, I could say turning them into werewolves and sundry other monsters, but they generally want some version of that. Falling in love is hard. Staying in love is harder. It’s also sometimes a very bad idea, but they don’t always know that until they’re in trouble.

Wolf: Yes. Sometimes relationships can be hard work. Do you consider yourself a cat person, or a dog person?

Catherine: Cats! So much cats! I like dogs okay, but they’re a lot of work. My cats are too, but they make it seem like you’re lucky to be serving them. My cats are also Egyptian Mau mixes so they’re very soft and cuddly and people-oriented. And they invent interactive games, so it’s a bit like having dogs that don’t have to go for walks, I suppose.

Wolf: Do your cat’s like belly rubs? My daughter is living with one that loves them. (For real, not the usual cat trap.) While walking in the woods you come across…

Catherine: A mysterious object that is clearly more than it seems and a crone with a wolf who is waiting for me in a part of the forest I have never wandered into before. Instaquest! And no, I don’t know what the mysterious object is yet. Maybe something small and portable, like a glass orb or a ring. Those are always popular. Part of my fantasy involves having both a bag for carrying stuff and pockets, just to make all this more convenient. And maybe a few scraps of meat for the wolf.

Wolf: Yum. Can you make those filet mignon scraps? If you could have a super power, what would it be?

ebook qosp scourge 432 x 648 72 dpiCatherine: Healing, self and others. This would come in so handy right now! While it would be fun and useful to have my own illnesses and injuries heal very rapidly, it would be even better to be able to share that power and help others. I think that’s something I’d be happy to fantasize about.

Wolf: I love that. Some of the characters in my novel Star Touched can heal. Speaking of, what five items would you want to have in a post-cataclysmic world?

Catherine:

  1. A Swiss Army knife
  2. A bottle of rubbing alcohol
  3. A box of bandages
  4. A box of energy bars
  5. A box of water purification tablets

Dull, but practical. I’d say a favorite novel, but I can compose my own and make due on the storytelling front.

Wolf: Practical helps you survive. What story are you working on now?

Catherine: I’m working on one of next year’s Queen of Swords Press titles, but when it comes to my own writing, I tend to work on several projects at the same time. Right now, that’s Blood Moon, the sequel to Silver Moon, my menopausal werewolves novel, a gaming tie-in project that I can’t discuss yet and a new short story set in the late 1700s. The last one is about a young woman who wants to be a playwright.

Wolf: menopausal werewolves? Interesting. I’d like to read that. What do you like to do when you’re not writing?

Catherine: Or editing or publishing? I like hanging out with friends. I love theater and concerts and some films and I like to read. Also, high tea, preferably combined with the hanging out with friends and/or reading. Really, tea, friends and reading in some combination are all lovely. Cat snuggling is also a big part of this vision of relaxing fun times.

Wolf: Thanks for stopping by. You can connect with Catherine through these links:

Websites: www.catherinelundoff.net and www.queenofswordspress.com
Twitter: @clundoff and @qospress
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Clundoff/

Can you be who you are meant to be?

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Eighteen year old Tatiana is running from her past and her Star-touched powers eight years after a meteor devastates earth’s population.

Her power to heal is sometimes overshadowed by the ability to create ravaging fires. Fleeing the fear induced persecution of those like her, Tatiana seeks refuge in a small town she once visited. This civil haven, in a world where society has broken down, is beginning to crumble. Tatiana is once again left with the choice to flee or to stay and fight for the new life she has built. Only by harnessing the very forces that haunt her can Tatiana save her friends… and herself.

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7th Annual Book Festival In College Park

I’ll be at the College Park Book Festival On March 23, 2019.

Stop by and say hello.51342643_2140908992638130_7128752018860015616_o

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WOLF NOTES: An Uncommon Interview – Rebecca Gomez Farrell

 

081Welcome to WOLF NOTES, where interview questions stray from the rest of the pack. It’s nice to know the usual stuff like where an author gets their inspiration and why they write, but sometimes we need a little fun in our lives.

RGF meerkat whiteRebecca Gomez Farrell writes all the speculative fiction genres she can conjure up. Her first epic fantasy novel, Wings Unseen, debuted in August 2017 from Meerkat Press. You can find her short stories in over 20 anthologies, magazines, and websites including Dark Luminous Wings, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Fright into Flight. In California, Becca co-leads the 400-member strong East Bay Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Meetup group and organizes a chapter of the national Women Who Submit Lit organization, which encourages female writers to send their work out for publication. She also co-moderates Facebook discussion groups for female-identifying writers and is a regular participant in the Bay Area literary reading scene. Becca’s food, drink, and travel blog, theGourmez.com, has garnered multiple accolades and influences every tasty bite of her fictional world building.

Wolf: If you could be any animal in the universe, what would it be and why?

Rebecca: The universe is so big! I’m going to take a page from Doctor Who and be a star whale, which feeds on the light of stars that it passes in the galaxy. Star whales can travel freely in space, and they live quite a long time. I’d imagine that’s an adventuresome, fulfilling life.

Wolf: I loved that episode. What is the strangest food you’ve ever eaten?

Rebecca: I’m a food blogger, so this is actually a hard question to answer! There’ve been a number of times that I’ve had to close my eyes and just dig into a bite, choke it down fast as I can. Head cheese is one of my least favorites for sure. For the past decade, foodies and chefs have been entranced with the idea of whole animal butchery, appreciating all the parts of a creature that’s been slaughtered for our consumption. I honor the morality of that aspiration, but dear lord, head cheese—the combination of, yes, meat from the head and gelatin—does not need to exist. And it’s so salty! RUN AWAY.

Wolf: My mom used to get head cheese but I never tasted it. Now It’s hard to find. What is the meanest thing you’ve ever done to your characters?

Rebecca: Writers are sadistic beasts, as there’s not much of a story if you’re not subjecting your characters to mean things. Excluding death, the meanest thing I’ve done is revoke the happy endings for characters who thought they had one coming.

Wolf: Harsh. Do you consider yourself a cat person, or a dog person?

Rebecca: Cat person, for sure. Dogs are totally fine, and I had dogs, cats, lizards, rabbits, fish, and hamsters growing up. But cats are as independent as I am, and that purr is excellent when you need soothing on a bad day.

Wolf: There is definitely something to be said for that soft outboard motor. While walking in the woods you come across…

Rebecca: Beautiful, tiny, white flowers that I’ll take pictures of to add to my floral photography collection. If I’m lucky, I’ll also glimpse some rabbits hopping between the trees. If I’m feeling imaginative, nothing is better than a hanging mist between redwoods that I can’t quite explain.

Wolf: Sounds like the beginning of a story. What is your favorite body of water and why? (river, ocean, waterfall, puddle, bottle…)

Rebecca: Growing up, my answer was lakes, as I didn’t visit them often and enjoyed the still water and fun of easily swimming coast to coast. But once I learned about the existence of leeches? Oh, sorry lakes! Oceans have been my favorite ever since, especially at night as waves beat against the cliffs.

Wolf: Give me an ocean any day. I got turned off of lakes when I saw a huge spider on the dock at camp. What story are you working on now?

Rebecca: I’m working on the first draft for a sequel to my fantasy novel, Wings Unseen. The working title for the rough draft is Wings Unfurled. All the things I feel like I got away with in writing the first book will be addressed in this one. The metaphorical becomes physical, throwing the world of Lansera into tumult once again.

Wolf: Sounds good. What do you like to do when you’re not writing?

Rebecca: Feel guilty for not writing. Just kidding! I don’t like that part at all. What I do like is going for a swim, going out to new restaurants and bars, seeing theater, and breathing in nature on a fresh, clear day with a hint of rain.

Wolf: But that guilt always seems to follow. What would you like to do if you won 1 trillion dollars?

Rebecca: Why, I would like to hire the brightest minds in the world to figure out how we could provide universal healthcare, housing, and enough income to cover basic needs for everyone on the planet, because we absolutely could with that amount of money. And then I would like to tackle how we, as a species, can better protect all the other species the Earth sustains.

Wolf: Amen. I like that idea. How can readers find out more about you and your books?

Rebecca: You can find me anywhere @theGourmez! But mostly, you’ll find me on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

 

STAR TOUCHED

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Eighteen-year-old Tatiana is running from her past and her star-touched powers eight years after a meteor devastates earth’s population. Her power to heal may be overshadowed by more destructive abilities. Fleeing the persecution of those like her, Tatiana seeks refuge in a small town she once visited. But this civil haven, in a world where society has broken down, is beginning to crumble. Will Tatiana flee or stay and fight for the new life she has built? Only by harnessing the very forces that haunt her can Tatiana save her friends…and herself.

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5 Questions for A. L. Kaplan by Loren Rhoads

Check out this interview of me on The Home of Author Loren Rhoads

https://lorenrhoads.com/2019/01/28/5-questions-for-a-l-kaplan/

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WOLF NOTES: An Uncommon Interview – Loren Rhoads

081Welcome to WOLF NOTES, where interview questions stray from the rest of the pack. It’s nice to know the usual stuff like where an author gets their inspiration and why they write, but sometimes we need a little fun in our lives.

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Photo taken by Anna Carson Dewitt.

Loren Rhoads is the author of a space opera trilogy, co-author of a duology about a succubus, and has written a whole bunch of short stories about Alondra DeCourval, a witch who hunts monsters.  You can learn more about her work at lorenrhoads.com.

Wolf: Great to have you here on Wolf Notes. What is the strangest food you’ve ever eaten?

Loren: When the Eat-A-Bug Cookbook came out, the local science museum hosted a book release party.  Instead of a simple signing or a reading, the author did a cooking show.  I tried the Orthopteran Orzo (pasta salad with cricket nymphs) and a sugar cookie starred with white chocolate chunks and pudgy wax moth larvae.  It was the first time in my life that I thought: make sure you get a bite with a bug in it.  I still regret that he didn’t make enough Scorpion Scaloppine for everyone to try.

Wolf: That’s a cool idea. I haven’t eaten any bug, but that’s probably the best way to try them. If you had to pick a weapon, what would it be and why?

Loren: I’d like to be able to kill people with my mind. I promise I wouldn’t misuse the power.

Wolf: I’ve heard that before. What is the nicest thing you’ve ever done to your characters?

NoMoreHeroes coverLoren: In No More Heroes, the third book in my space opera trilogy, I set the human main character Raena up with her big lizard boyfriend Haoun. After she’d had two really bad relationships in the earlier books, I decided she deserved to be happy.

Wolf: What is the meanest thing you’ve ever done to your characters?

Loren: Lorelei, the succubus heroine of my work-in-progress, is subjected to some nonconsensual body embroidery.  The scene is pretty far out there and I’m kind of horrified at myself for coming up with it.

Wolf: I think most writers have some really scare scenes banging in their heads. They can be very hard to write. (or terrifyingly easy.) There is a door at the end of a dark, damp corridor. You hear rumbling. What do you do?

Loren: I would knock and ask, “Is everything all right in there?”

Wolf: You’re brave. What five items would you want to have in a post-cataclysmic world?

Loren: Water purification tablets, matches, a shotgun, a case of shells, and a composition notebook.  Hopefully I can find some ink pens that still work.

Wolf: Charcoal should be easy to find. Which of your characters is your favorite?

Alondra's Adventures coverLoren: Alondra DeCourval is a witch who travels around the world fighting monsters.  Her stories combine my love of mythology and fairy tales with my wanderlust.  The latest of her adventures – a werewolf story — just appeared in Weirdbook in August.  Another of her stories should be out in Occult Detective Quarterly before the end of 2018.  She’s also appeared on Nina D’Arcangela’s blog in the last couple months: https://ninadarc.wordpress.com/2018/11/28/ladies-of-horror-flash-project-horror-author-loren-rhoads-morbidloren-sotet_angyal-loh-fiction-2

Wolf: I’ll take a look. What is your favorite body of water and why? (river, ocean, waterfall, puddle, bottle…)

Loren: I’d have to say the Pacific Ocean.  I moved to California because I saw the sun set into the ocean and fell in love.  Well, there was a man involved, too… All these years later, I am continually awed and amazed by the ocean.  This year was the first time I’ve seen whales while standing on Ocean Beach.

Wolf: Cool. What story are you working on now?

Rhoads LostAngels coverLoren: I’m finishing up the second Lorelei book, which is called Angelus Rose.  It’s a sequel to Lost Angels, which came out a couple of years ago.  Lorelei is a succubus who falls in love with an angel.  In the first book, she was possessed by a mortal girl’s soul.  In this second book, she’s trying to learn to fit when she has been radically changed by love.  It’s part urban fantasy, part paranormal romance, and a splash of horror.

Wolf: Wow. I don’t usually read horror, but that sounds interesting. What do you like to do when you’re not writing?

Rhoads Angelus Rose CoverLoren: I like to hang out in graveyards.  A year ago, I had a book out called 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die.  I still have more to see!

Wolf: That’s a bit too creepy for me, but I like to hang out with wolves. To each their own. Connect with Loren through these links:

Amazon: https://amzn.to/2rhJ38v
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/loren.rhoads.5
Twitter: https://twitter.com/morbidloren
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/morbidloren/
Blog: https://lorenrhoads.com/blog/

 

STAR TOUCHED

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Eighteen-year-old Tatiana is running from her past and her star-touched powers eight years after a meteor devastates earth’s population. Her power to heal may be overshadowed by more destructive abilities. Fleeing the persecution of those like her, Tatiana seeks refuge in a small town she once visited. But this civil haven, in a world where society has broken down, is beginning to crumble. Will Tatiana flee or stay and fight for the new life she has built? Only by harnessing the very forces that haunt her can Tatiana save her friends…and herself.

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WOLF NOTES: An Uncommon Interview – Juliana Spink Mills

081Welcome to WOLF NOTES, where interview questions stray from the rest of the pack. It’s nice to know the usual stuff like where an author gets their inspiration and why they write, but sometimes we need a little fun in our lives.

2017-11-09 09.36.39-2Juliana Spink Mills was born in England but grew up in Brazil. Now she lives in Connecticut and writes science fiction and fantasy. She is the author of Heart Blade and Night Blade, the first two books in the young adult Blade Hunt Chronicles urban fantasy series. Her short stories have appeared in anthologies and online publications. Besides writing, Juliana works as a Portuguese/English translator, and as a teen library assistant. She watches way too many TV shows, and loves to get lost in a good book. Her dream is to move to Narnia when she grows up. Or possibly Middle Earth, if she’s allowed a very small dragon of her own.

Wolf: Good luck getting a dragon. I think there’s a waiting list. If you had to pick a weapon, what would it be and why?

Juliana: Although the characters in my Urban Fantasy series tend to use swords, and I actually did a year of longsword lessons in the name of research when I was writing the first novel, I’ve always wanted to learn archery. Put that down to a childhood obsession with Robin Hood!

Wolf: Archery has always been one of my favorite sports. You’ve just been turned into a plant. Describe yourself.

Juliana: I’m a nice fat dandelion sitting in the sunshine in a tangled overgrown lawn. My flowers bring a splash of color to people’s lives. My leaves feed the wild rabbits. My seeds give wishes and please small children. I might be a ‘common weed’, but I’m a glorious one.

heart blade front cover finalWolf: Dandelions are great. They also make great fritters. Do you consider yourself a cat person, or a dog person?

Juliana: I love both, but I’m allergic to cats so sadly can’t have one at home. We do have a six-month-old rescue pup named Misty, though. (Yes, like from Pokémon.) She’s awesome, when she isn’t chewing everything in sight.

Wolf: Yup, that’s a pup. I’m partial to dogs myself. While walking in the woods you come across…

Juliana: The inspiration for my next novel! I always have an eye open for ideas, as you never know what will emerge from a simple walk. And speaking of woods, I have a sci fi thriller I’ve been working on which actually draws inspiration from the Amazon jungle…

Wolf: Sounds interesting. Let me know when it comes out. If you could have a super power, what would it be?

Juliana: My actual superpower is walking into things, which is kind of a lame skillset and results in lots of bruising. If I could choose a power, it would be super speed. I could get so much done, and still have time for reading and binge-watching TV shows.

Wolf: Or bump into things faster. There is a door at the end of a dark, damp corridor. You hear rumbling. What do you do?

Juliana: Open it, of course. There is clearly a dragon behind it and all dragons should absolutely be set free. Fly, you amazing fire-breathing beastie, fly!

Wolf: Love it. Which of your characters is your favorite?

Juliana: My half-demon Camille! Probably because her personality is closest to my own. Well, apart from the fact that I’m not actually an immortal succubus, of course.

Wolf: Good to know. What is your favorite body of water and why? (river, ocean, waterfall, puddle, bottle…)

Juliana: The Iguaçu Falls that straddle Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina are amazing! I could have stood there and watched them for days. This is one of those ‘marvels of the world’ that truly lives up to its hype.

Wolf: I’ll have to put it on my list of things to see. What story are you working on now?

nightblade_frontJuliana: I’m working on Star Blade, the third and final book in my Urban Fantasy trilogy. It’s a weird feeling, writing a series ending. There are so many loose ends I have to remember to tie up, so it’s almost overwhelming, but at the same time it feels good to finally work towards the happily ever after my characters deserve.

Wolf: It was great chatting with Juliana today. You can connect with her through these links:

Website: www.jspinkmills.com
Twitter: @jspinkmills
Instagram: @jspinkmills
Facebook: jspinkmills

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Eighteen-year-old Tatiana is running from her past and her star-touched powers eight years after a meteor devastates earth’s population. Her power to heal may be overshadowed by more destructive abilities. Fleeing the persecution of those like her, Tatiana seeks refuge in a small town she once visited. But this civil haven, in a world where society has broken down, is beginning to crumble. Will Tatiana flee or stay and fight for the new life she has built? Only by harnessing the very forces that haunt her can Tatiana save her friends…and herself.

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WOLF NOTES: An Uncommon Interview – Jayne Barnard

081Welcome to WOLF NOTES, where interview questions stray from the rest of the pack. It’s nice to know the usual stuff like where an author gets their inspiration and why they write, but sometimes we need a little fun in our lives.

Jayne Barnard Ice FallsJE (Jayne) Barnard is a Calgary-based crime writer with 25 years of award-winning short fiction and children’s literature behind her. Author of the popular Maddie Hatter Adventures (Tyche Books), and now The Falls Mysteries (Dundurn Press), she’s won the Dundurn Unhanged Arthur, the Bony Pete, and the Saskatchewan Writers Guild Award. Her works were shortlisted for the Prix Aurora (twice), the UK Debut Dagger, the Book Publishing in Alberta Award (twice), and three Great Canadian Story prizes. Jayne is a past VP of Crime Writers of Canada, a founder of Calgary Crime Writers, and a member of Sisters In Crime. Her most recent book is When the Flood Falls, a small-town psychological thriller set in the Alberta foothills west of Calgary, and her upcoming one is the sequel, Where the Ice Falls (Dundurn, July 2019), set at Christmas in those wild lands.

Wolf: Glad you could come by. What is the nicest thing you’ve ever done to your characters?

Jayne: I give my characters – most of them – other characters who love them and genuinely want what’s best for their lives. That’s not to say there aren’t miscommunications and occasional disappointments, but that underpinning the characters’ lives are other characters who support them the way I would love to be backstopped by friends and family.

Wolf: What is the meanest thing you’ve ever done to your characters?

Jayne: Just one mean thing?

Wolf: Yes, Sorry, just one please.

Jayne: I routinely cost them their jobs and financial security. I’ve made one homeless. I threaten their loved ones with danger and death. I dangle them off cliffs, punt them into flooding rivers, lock them into burning buildings. But the worst thing I’ve ever done (and it was so heart-wrenching that I had to do it off-page) was letting the dog die. Don’t ask. It was so traumatic that I still weep whenever I see a Golden Retriever.

Wolf: I hear you. I’m a huge dog person. How about you? Do you consider yourself a cat person, or a dog person?

Deadly Diamond from FBJayne: For all that I adore Goldens (and solicit donations for Golden Rescue Canada whenever I can although I’m in no way affiliated with the group; see www.goldenrescue.ca for more information), I’ve been a cat-slave since my earliest years and am never happier than when there’s one or more feline treating me like comfy furniture to nap on in the sunshine.

Wolf: Cats can be sweet. Some of them. While walking in the woods you come across…

Jayne: Funny you should ask. Lacey McCrae, my urbanite ex-cop in The Falls Mysteries, spends a lot of time walking in the woods. And jogging in them, x-country skiing, hunting for missing people….  I’ve done all those things too, in a past stage of life. Never found a dead body but I’ve searched for a few. What I’d most like to find is a lamppost. Or a wardrobe and then a lamppost. I’d give that White Witch a taste of her own Turkish Delight. Seriously – any portal to another dimension. It comes up often in my fantasy writing.

Wolf: Cool. There is a door at the end of a dark, damp corridor. You hear rumbling. What do you do?

Jayne: Hey, I’ve read Jane Eyre. I’d get a fire extinguisher and a tranquilizer gun before I ever opened that door. But because I also found Wide Sargasso Sea compelling and highly possible, I’d bring along some chocolate and a hug. And a good lawyer for that locked-up wife, because she’d damn sure have a lawsuit worth pursuing in today’s world.

Wolf: Smart choices. Which of your characters is your favorite?

Jayne: Depending on mood and weather, I might be answering this question differently every time I’m asked. Today my favourite is Maddie Hatter, runaway daughter of Britain’s Third Steamlord, who’s making a precarious living as a fashion reporter when the story of a lifetime falls into her lace-gloved hands, carrying her by airship from Egypt to England and onward in search of batty Baron Bodmin and his legendary Bloodstained Diamond (see Maddie Hatter and the Deadly Diamond, Tyche Books, 2015). She’s had three zany Adventures and my agent & I are discussing a further trilogy.

Wolf: What is your favorite body of water and why? (river, ocean, waterfall, puddle, bottle…)

Jayne: Definitely the Pacific Ocean. I lived on the west side of Vancouver Island as a child and ever since then have gotten dehydration of the spirit if I’m too far inland for too long. Now that I’m past my workforce years and my children are adults, I spend half the winter on Vancouver Island, rarely more than a mile from the sea. On fine afternoons I take my coffee to the shore to sit with the waves and the sea birds, listening to the seals bark, watching for whales, petting the dogs and chatting to their walkers.

Wolf: Sounds very peaceful. What story are you working on now?

Jayne: This winter I’m editing Where the Ice Falls, the second in The Falls Mystery trilogy. It’s a contemporary suspense involving people going missing in the frozen Alberta foothills, and a psychologically demanding book to edit because it also involves a terminally-ill mother and her daughter grappling with the question of whether to apply for medically assisted dying (MAID, now legal in Canada but unevenly available across jurisdictions). My father went out via that route last winter, a whole year after I had planned this book, and the storms of emotions I survived during his journey opened my eyes – and maybe my veins – to that fictional daughter.

WhentheFloodFallsNew compressed 1Wolf: Sound interesting. Thanks for visiting. Connect with Jayne through these links:

www.jaynebarnard.ca
@J.E.Barnard (Twitter)
@JayneBarnard1 (Twitter)
Saffron.hemlock (Instagram)
https://www.facebook.com/FallsMystery/
https://www.facebook.com/MaddieHatterAdventures/

When the Flood Falls

Maddie Hatter and the Deadly Diamond

 

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Eighteen-year-old Tatiana is running from her past and her star-touched powers eight years after a meteor devastates earth’s population. Her power to heal may be overshadowed by more destructive abilities. Fleeing the persecution of those like her, Tatiana seeks refuge in a small town she once visited. But this civil haven, in a world where society has broken down, is beginning to crumble. Will Tatiana flee or stay and fight for the new life she has built? Only by harnessing the very forces that haunt her can Tatiana save her friends…and herself.

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