Saturday, July 1, 2017

In Support of Canadian Publishing



Happy 150, Canada!!

What can you do to keep that maple leaf waving?




Writers...


-set your stories in Canadian places
sea to sea to sea
We have 10 beautiful provinces and 3 amazing territories. The world wants to hear about them. Let's tell our stories.
Your Canada:  Geography
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society

-use Canadian words like "skookum" and "toque"
-use Canadian terms like "give 'er"
Canadianisms

-use Canadian spelling "tire" and "neighbourhood"
Canadian, British and American spelling

-what's it like to be disabled in Canada--a visual minority, an ethnic minority, a person of faith, gay, straight, an angry old white guy? Tell your story. Your fellow Canadians want to hear it.
Government of Canada
Country Guides:  Canada

-give your characters Canadian names
Canadian baby names that show off your national pride
Top 100 baby names in Canada for 2016




Readers...


-buy books written/published in Canada
Association of Canadian Publishers

-support Canadian authors by attending author readings and visiting author websites
The Writers' Union of Canada:  Member Directory

-review Canadian books

Please continue reading my Canadian book reviews...




Book reviews...

(Reviews listed in reverse order--from most recently reviewed to latest)

Are You Seeing Me? by Darren Groth

The Lotterys Plus One by Emma Donoghue

The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

Fifteen Dogs by Andre Alexis

Held by Edeel Ravel

Nature of the Beast by Louise Penny

Still Life by Louise Penny

Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood

That Night by Chevy Stevens

Never Knowing by Chevy Stevens

Food for the Gods by Karen Dudley

When Everything Feels Like the Movies by Raziel Reid

Sing A Worried Song by William Deverell

The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King

Caught by Lisa Moore

Cockroach by Rawl Hage

The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood

The Delusionist by Grant Buday

Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese

The Orenda by Joseph Boyden

Madame Zee by Pearl Luke

Open Secret by Deryn Collier

Anabel by Kathleen Winter

The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny

Almost Criminal by ER Brown

In Calamity's Wake by Natalee Caple

Most of Me by Robyn Michele Levy

419 by Will Ferguson

Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw by Will Ferguson

February by Lisa Moore

A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny

Death's Last Run by Robin Spano

Dr. Brinkley's Tower by Robert Hough

Half Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan

Inside by Alix Ohlin

The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje

Leaving Now by Arleen Pare

Scammed by Ron Chudley

Mayne Island Skeletons by Amber Harvey

Encore Edie by Annabel Lyon

The Sentimentalist by Johanna Skibsrub

To read all my reviews, please click this link. It will take you to my book reviews page.

2 comments:

Laurie Buchanan said...

Leanne — You're a WEALTH of knowledge!

Leanne Dyck said...

It's amazing what you can find on the Internet. : ) Thank you for your comment, Laurie.