Happy Holidays

The holidays are one of my favourite times of year. I love the food, the parties and the chance to reflect on the year past and set goals for the year ahead. 2022 has been a very good year for my debut novel, The Woodcarver’s Model and I look forward to sharing my new novelContinue reading “Happy Holidays”

Fall Fun With Peter E. Fenton

The Month of October has been a busy time. This update has the latest news on a public reading held last month in Toronto, information on how The Woodcarver’s Model is spreading across the country through public libraries, recent reviews, new work, and if you read to the end, you can find out how youContinue reading “Fall Fun With Peter E. Fenton”

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”

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”

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”

The Woodcarver’s Model Goes On Vacation

The Woodcarver’s Model has been very busy. Last week the novel finished a blog tour gaining coverage in 28 different blogs. So what’s next? Well after the launch and the blitzes and the blog tours and the reviews and the advertising campaigns, it’s time to take a rest. The Woodcarver’s Model is going to headContinue reading “The Woodcarver’s Model Goes On Vacation”

The World Of The Woodcarver’s Model

Many readers have commented on the authentic feeling of Marsh Island where The Woodcarver’s Model is set. And some people have asked if it is a real place. The answer to that question is both yes and no. The setting for the novel was definitely inspired by real places that I’ve visited on the westContinue reading “The World Of The Woodcarver’s Model”