The idea for Northern Deception came in stages. I was entering a contest looking for books about Canadian heroes, to be set in Canada or set outside Canada but the main criteria was that the hero had to be a Canadian. So, I was mulling over ideas for a Canadian hero and I knew most people would think of making their hero a Royal Canadian Mounted Police Officer because they’re a Canadian icon—the red-coated Mountie on a horse. And I’d been joking with my husband that people think of Canadians as either Mounties or lumberjacks in red plaid shirts.
How did you hear about Anaiah Press? My first introduction to Anaiah Press came as a result of a Twitter pitch contest. I took a chance and pitched my novel, now titled The Christmas Angel in Apt. 3C. Happily, Anaiah Press editor Kara Leigh Miller hearted one of my pitches for the novel. Do you [...]
We are happy to have Katy Eeten with us again to talk about her newest release, Christmas in Meadow Creek. What was your first encounter with the writing world? When I was in maybe second grade, I was chosen to go to a district-wide writing conference for elementary students. I remember being so intimidated by [...]
How did you hear about Anaiah Press? A friend and fellow author encountered Anaiah Press first. She recommended I send Anaiah a manuscript on one of the books I’d written for consideration. Long story short, Anaiah published A Powerful Voice, which happened to be the second book of a series. They have since published A [...]
We are happy to have our #YA author Chrissy M. Dennis here today discussing her writing process and A Sinking Star. What does your writing process look like? When I actually get an idea, I spend more time outlining than actually writing. I design character templates so I can tap into my characters, I scour [...]
Please welcome Miriam Thor, author of Her First Noel, our first released Anaiah Christmas novella. What was your first encounter with the writing world? In first grade, I wrote and illustrated a non-fiction book about seals that I still have on my shelf at home, so I clearly started thinking about writing books at a [...]