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By Donna Alward On May 28 2013, 5:14 pm
Today marks the release of the fourth and final FIRST RESPONDERS novella – Beneath The Badge. I had originally only planned to write three stories – an EMT, a cop, and a fireman. But then my editor e-mailed, and very sweetly asked if I had thought about writing a fourth book.
You may wonder how anyone can sweetly ask anything over e-mail…how do we know it’s sweet?
It started with a very sad “…and then you won’t call…you won’t write…” Yep – you can tell my editor’s a mom. She is a pro at leading in with MOM GUILT. And then she moved to flattery, which, on the heels of guilt, puffed up my ego brilliantly. And then she subtly went in for the kill… “…then maybe three is a lonely little number for the First Responder series.” Read more…
By Donna Alward On Mar 6 2013, 9:00 am
I have two kids. They are mostly lovely. In fact, they don’t give us much trouble at all, even though we’ve hit the teen years. Sure, there’s a little drama, and a lot of chauffeuring around, that kind of thing, but knock on wood…we haven’t had any major issues. But there are still things that [...]
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By Donna Alward On Nov 13 2012, 8:00 am
I love writing reunion stories. I think because the characters come to the table with built-in conflict. Because if they have a shared past, something happened to break them up. They have ISSUES. And now they have a second chance to get it right… or screw it up again. In INTO THE FIRE, Chris and [...]
By Donna Alward On Oct 27 2012, 3:40 am
Welcome to the Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia! This is where I set my First Responders series, because it’s one of my favourite areas in Canada. I grew up about 5 hours away from Wolfville, just outside Fredericton, New Brunswick. We were apple farmers, and every summer the apple growers in “the valley” had field [...]
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