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Reading from The Haunting of William Gray

Thu. Dec. 3, 5:30 pm Local Author Renee Canter Johnson is back to introduce, discuss, sign, and answer any questions about her new book, The Haunting of William Gray. Please join me if you are able to be in the … Continue reading

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Cover Release for The Haunting of William Gray

I am so excited to be able to share the cover for my second novel with The Wild Rose Press—The Haunting of William Gray! Participating in the progress of publishing a novel can be daunting at times, but nothing is … Continue reading

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How was it?

It was the first public outing for Acquisition and me — a scheduled reading and book signing at Simply Serendipity on Tenth Street in North Wilkesboro, NC.  And it began with grey, overcast skies and snow! Thankfully, it didn’t stick.  … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Mark Wiederanders

Mark Wiederanders, a Sacramento-area author with a background as a research psychologist, is another author I had the privilege to meet and work with at the Noepe Center for Literary Arts on Martha’s Vineyard during our brief stay.  He is sharp, curious, witty, and has … Continue reading

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Do you want normal, or do you want crazy? Experiencing Zeppelin Restaurant in Orvieto, Italy!!

  Renee at the window in Hotel Duomo, Orvieto, Italy. Sometimes you hear a phrase, a question, or a comment, and it sticks in your mind like a barnacle to the bottom of a boat — forever glued to your … Continue reading

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Bringing Noepe Center for Literary Arts at Martha’s Vineyard to You

“Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.” – Henry David Thoreau The best thing about having a blog is being able to share experiences — people and places — with others.  My recent stint at Noepe Center … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Lisa Rayns

One of the great benefits of writing for a publishing company is getting to know other authors underneath its canopy. And The Wild Rose Press has such a wonderfully diverse list of authors and novels, finding something of interest shouldn’t … Continue reading

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The Galley

The galley — or an advanced reader’s copy minus the cover — of my novel Acquisition is here. Yay!! This is an exciting time for any author, but especially for the debut novelist. We get to see how the pages … Continue reading

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On Disappointment

Posted a few thoughts on disappointment at writingfeemail. Would you check it out? Renee Johnson is the author of Acquisition, and The Haunting of William Gray.  She is currently working on a Young Adult novel, while editing a suspense novel … Continue reading

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