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We received a City of Regina Book of the Year nomination

David Gane
David Gane

Our book, Shepherd's Call, has been nominated for the City of Regina book of the year!

Nominations are lovely reminders that you're going in the right direction.

Writing can sometimes feel like a lonely occupation. Despite having an excellent collaborator and team, knowing how your book is well received outside your bubble is nice.

Reviews are helpful but sometimes not kind. And when the book works, some people forget to let you know.

So getting an award nomination is always a special day. (Of course, winning is also nice, but hopefully, that's for another day.


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Co-writer of the Shepherd and Wolfe young adult mysteries, the internationally award-winning series, and teacher of storytelling and screenwriting.


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