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20 June, 2018

Sands Press and author Richard Zaric (Hiding Scars)  are featured in the following article about the #CanLitPit event. https://quillandquire.com/omni/twitter-hashtag-leads-to-publicat...

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16 April, 2018

Finding the time to write can be a challenge. There are many factors in our daily lives that can keep us from putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboards) – our families, or jobs, and our responsibilities. With so much going on, writing is often the activity that is endlessly relegated to the wo...

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16 April, 2018

I used to think that in order to be a good writer, to seriously accomplish anything in prose, I needed a perfect Utopian environment.  The kind of stress-free oasis complete with waterfalls and tropical plants. The truth of the matter is that although I have a few choice places where I like to do m...

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16 April, 2018

As a writer, I face challenges each time I even think about sitting down at my computer to create. My biggest challenge is procrastination. I tend to find everything else to do first before I give myself permission to take time for myself. For instance, the dogs need to be walked, the laundry don...

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16 April, 2018

Every writer will experience it at some point. You are writing your next great story, and all of a sudden, wham, you hit that wall. Writer’s Block. It all seemed to be coming along perfectly, and now you cannot seem to grasp the idea of where your story will go from here. It frustrates you as days...

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16 April, 2018

Many of our authors greatly enjoy participating in book signings and author appearances, and we like setting them up! Signings, discussions, and other such appearances can be highly valuable on many levels: they increase exposure of an author and his or her book, allow connections to be made with fa...

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16 April, 2018

I was stopped at an office store today by the manager and asked how my latest book was coming along. I told him my newest release will be available in October, with more to follow. He asked how I had time to work full-time, manage a company, and write. It seems that he has had this idea in his...

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16 April, 2018

Sands Press Introduces The Gecko’s Gate! Sands Press is delighted to be releasing the new young adult fantasy adventure The Gecko’s Gate by award-winning author Dennis Stein this fall. The Gecko’s Gate will especially appeal to young reluctan...

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23 January, 2018

“Night Witches” by Mirren Hogan won Best Historical Fantasy at the VFA Awards 2017 – way to go Mirren!  ...

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16 April, 2018

“As an author in the digital age, Twitter is probably a part of your online platform. It’s a great way to foster relationships with readers, connect with other authors, and build your personal brand. But there are some common mistakes even the most successful authors make on Twitter.” – ...

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22 January, 2018

Sands Press was excited to be included in DigiWriting’s #CanLitPit Twitter event. During the event we were invited to participate in an interview on CBC’s All In a Day with Alan Neal. We wish to thank Alan and the crew over at CBC’s All In a Day for interviewing Kristine and for ...

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22 January, 2018

I normally do not get the opportunity to write up a blog entry due to my hectic schedule here at Sands Press. Let me introduce myself, my name is Kevin Davidson. Sound familiar? It shouldn’t. I am one of those many people that work in the shadows of an author. I am one of those people who will tak...

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22 January, 2018

We’re excited to join #Pit2Pub this year! To be part of this amazing event where we can instantly connect with new and upcoming authors of so many genres is an honour for a progressive company like Sands Press. This unique day will provide authors with the ability to connect with publishers fro...

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22 January, 2018

Perry Prete has a new eBook available for your perusal, if you dare. Highway 7 – 4 Dark Tales is a compilation of 4 short stories that will creep you to the core!    ...

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