Ta Da! See? It's a real book! Somehow there's something not-quite-real seeming about a novel that's working it's way through the publishing process — I mean, months can go by when it's just off in limbo somewhere. But once there's an actual cover, and it's in the catalogue — then it feels real. So here it is, my spooky new story, due to be released (sooner than I thought!) January 17, 2017! What's it about, you ask? I'll let the catalogue copy fill you in: Fairy tales can com
So, what have I been doing all these weeks? In terms of fiction writing, that is, not everyday life. I've been lurking in theatres, that's what. Doing research—serious, hard-core research. Here's the thought process that led me there: 1) Orca, my publisher, has a series (Limelights) on the performing arts. What a great idea. I should write one! 2) I have a pretty good idea about a kid who gets a role in an outdoor summer theatre production. (Pretty good, because we have a loc
Holly Bennett is a Canadian author with six young adult novels published by Orca Book Publishers.