Happy Thanksgiving

If you are in Canada and reading this note, I wish you a fantastic long weekend. I think of Thanksgiving as just that, a time to reflect on the past year and give thanks for the many good things in my life. I am so thankful that I have a first novel out in theContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving”

Free Nibbles, A Reading & A Book Signing

Come and join author Peter E. Fenton for a reading from his novel The Woodcarver’s Model as well as an excerpt from his new book MANN HUNT. The afternoon will include a chance to get your book signed if you wish, some free nibbles and mostly an opportunity to celebrate the launch of Peter’s first published novel.Continue reading “Free Nibbles, A Reading & A Book Signing”

Readers Fall For The Woodcarver’s Model

While fall doesn’t officially arrive for a few weeks, when the calendar flips over to September it somehow feels like summer has passed the baton to the next season. In this newsletter, I have a few updates on what’s happening with The Woodcarver’s Model, opportunities to get a signed copy of the book, and whatContinue reading “Readers Fall For The Woodcarver’s Model”

An End Of The Week Puzzle & A Promotion

As we reach the dog days of summer it’s time to take a break. I’m going on vacation for a few weeks to recharge my writing batteries prior to doing the final revisions on my next novel. I hope to get in lots of good food, and relax by doing things like jigsaw puzzles. SpeakingContinue reading “An End Of The Week Puzzle & A Promotion”

What Does An Author Do With The Time In Between Novels?

It’s been over three months since The Woodcarver’s Model was released. The initial reviews are in, the marketing connected to the release of the novel is all done and now the focus turns to advertising and setting up potential readings in the winter and spring. But what happens next? A book has its highest profileContinue reading “What Does An Author Do With The Time In Between Novels?”

Guest Author Ellen Mint Featured With Her Novel Pride & Pancakes

In the last newsletter I wrote about how important it is to talk about other writers. I asked author Ellen Mint if she would like to promote anything special in an end of the month note to my readers, and she said, “Tell them about my book Pride & Pancakes.” So here it is! WhenContinue reading “Guest Author Ellen Mint Featured With Her Novel Pride & Pancakes”

The Woodcarver’s Model Reveals His Secret Past

Pride Publishing asked me to write a short story with a bit of spice … a prequel to The Woodcarver’s Model about the central character Rob Hanson. The response was The F-Road, inspired by my recent trip to Iceland. This story is exclusively available to subscribers to this newsletter. If you haven’t already read theContinue reading “The Woodcarver’s Model Reveals His Secret Past”

A New Book In The Works

I’m excited to announce that I’ve completed a full draft of the first in a three-part series of gay detective novels. The book has lots of romance and is set in Calgary, Alberta. I’ll spend the month of July doing more tweaks before sending it on to my editor later in the summer. Stay tunedContinue reading “A New Book In The Works”

The Woodcarver’s Model Goes To Iceland

The process of getting a book from the idea stage to the printed page is a long journey. In the case of The Woodcarver’s Model this journey took around a year. Of course some of that time was spent sending and waiting for edits from the publisher. And as of December of last year, muchContinue reading “The Woodcarver’s Model Goes To Iceland”