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Ian Weir 101

With his latest novel, The Death and Life of Struther Purcell, set in the Wild West, award-winning writer Ian Weir treads on classic terrain with a slice of British Columbia history on the side. Weir is a playwright, screenwriter, TV showrunner, and novelist. His debut novel, Daniel O'Thunder, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book, as well as the Canadian Authors Association Award for fiction, the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, and the Amazon.ca First Novel Award. His second novel, Will Starling, was longlisted for the International DUBLIN Literary Award and shortlisted for the Sunburst Award. He has won two Geminis, four Leos, a Jessie and a Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Award. 
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Tips For Writers Vol. 2

"I'm basically a hermit who is on a tiny island in the middle of the sea, so my draft-sharing is quite limited. For the last few years, I've written almost exclusively novels, and I do think it's a bit of a mistake to show people uncompleted draft and put too much stock in what they have to say about something when they haven't seen the whole thing."

Jan Wong, author of Apron Strings
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Celebrate Love Day with Goose Lane books!

Ah, Valentine's Day! The day of romance, love, passion, and all those other Hallmark Card-related, sitcom-enforced subjects! Love someone today, or else!

We kid, obviously. It's very pleasant indeed to take one day a year and devote it to love.

But love is a complicated topic, and not all love is love, if you take our meaning.

No?

Then please take a perusal of this brief list of Goose Lane titles that explore all aspects of that mysterious, messy emotion we call 'love.' And when we say messy, we mean messy. After all, Douglas Glover is on the list twice.

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