Author Archives: Linda O'Connor

So you want to write about a doctor…

The terms used for the various levels of training in medicine can be a bit confusing. If you’re going to write about doctors or if you have to interact with them, here’s a handy guide. The path to graduate and … Continue reading

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It’s Not a Coincidence!

In Perfectly Honest, Dr. Mikaela Finn jumps in and helps deliver a baby in the middle of a hotel foyer. I couldn’t write the scene without her using gloves, so she whips out a CPR keychain from her purse and … Continue reading

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Romancing the Capital 2019

I just returned from Romancing the Capital 2019, a romance writer and reader convention in Ottawa, Ontario Canada organized by contemporary and paranormal author Eve Langlais. It was so much fun! This conference was smaller than the annual Romance Writers … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

Whether you have one father, two fathers, a step-father, or an honorary father, and if you’re blessed to have a grandfather or two, today is the day to stop and be grateful for the many ways in which they enrich … Continue reading

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Walking is good for the Soul (Mate author)

I’m not sure when I have more quiet time to think and be creative – at 3 a.m. when I’m lying awake or when I go outside for a walk. I’m blessed to live close to a wooded area with … Continue reading

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Be Inspired

I had the absolute pleasure of seeing Ellen DeGeneres live last weekend in Toronto. It was an honest, open, and very entertaining conversation about the journey that has taken her to where she is now. She talked about the highs … Continue reading

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Creating Ads with Pizzazz

After writing and editing, the next biggest task for a writer is to promote their work. You have to let people know about it if you’d like them to read it. Different authors tackle this in different ways. Some do … Continue reading

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