Category Archives: Author Events

First Draft Done!

It’s celebration time! I finished writing the first draft of the next book in The Gift Legacy this week and toasted the accomplishment with a fine bottle of red. If you’re keeping track, this is the sixth book in the … Continue reading

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Who’s That Blogger? JP McLean

The Book Club Mom sure knows how to fire up my Saturday. It’s a real treat to have my blog featured today on her blog. Want to know why I blog? Check it out. Thanks, BCMom! Source: Who’s That Blogger? … Continue reading

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Mystery Mondays: J.P McLean On Writing Deeper Dialogue

I’m hanging out over at Kristina Stanley’s Mystery Mondays blog today, sharing my two cents and meeting new people. Check it out:   Hosting an author on Mystery Mondays that I’ve actually met in person is a treat. Jo-Anne and … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Christmas Reading – The Gift: Betrayal (The Gift Legacy) by JP McLean

My corner of the world is very wet this time of year, and Mother Nature is outdoing herself this fall. It has rained on 51 of the last 56 days on the BC coast. Sunshine is but a vague memory … Continue reading

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Honourable Mention for Awakening!

Psst? Have you seen the shiny bronze medallion that now graces Awakening’s cover? Last weekend I travelled to the Whistler Writers Festival where the Whistler Independent Book Awards were announced. I’m thrilled to tell you that Awakening earned an Honourable … Continue reading

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20 Questions with J.P. McLean

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
Today, we sit down with Canadian Author of The Gift Legacy Series, J.P. McLean. She has a very interesting background and is going to share it with us along with her influences,  a bit…

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A Spring Update … and Bleating Lambs

Warm days with the kiss of summer test my resolve to keep my butt in the writer’s chair. Across the road, the bleat of new lambs draws me to the fence to try to catch a glimpse of their antics. … Continue reading

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J.P. McLean – an update on her series

Originally posted on Reading Recommendations:
Thanks for this opportunity to update your readers, Susan. The last time I visited Reading Recommendations was in July of 2015. I had just released The Gift: Penance, the fourth book in the Gift Legacy…

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Does This Recording Make My Voice Look Fat?

I’m miles outside of my comfort zone, in an entirely different format, as a matter of fact. I’ve decided to try my hand at audio recording. After all, I’m often invited to read from my books. It’s in that light … Continue reading

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Frog Whispering

Well, maybe not frog whispering so much as frog herding, but I’m adding it to my CV. The cute little critter hopped into my sister’s ground floor entry while I was unloading the car. I would have stopped to snap … Continue reading

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