Author Archives: robert

Words of advice from a questionable source

I leave tomorrow morning for Vancouver. For the first time ever, I’m going to be appearing at one of Canada’s major writer’s festivals, the Vancouver International Writer’s Festival. I’m appearing at an event entitled Suffer the Little Children on Wednesday, …

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New website!

Now with fresh blog posts! Seeing as you’re looking at this page, what I’m about to say won’t come as a surprise: I’ve got a kick-ass new website! Thanks to Gregory and Lisa Thomas-Tench, and their team at Redwerks, the …

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The universe, she is funny

So, Friday’s mail brought ARCs of Bedtime Story. And today’s mailbag brought this: What, Rob? A new book deal? How is it we haven’t heard anything about this? Well, you will. Soon.

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Oh. Hai.

And there it was, waiting for me in the mailbox yesterday. And yeah, after the weirdness of the other day, just in hearing about it, I was a bit prepared. Nevertheless, it was quite a moment… Yeah, it’s done. And …

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The author

The author of Before I Wake (2006), The World More Full of Weeping (2009) and Bedtime Story (2010), Robert J. Wiersema is also a respected books journalist, and the event coordinator at Bolen Books in Victoria, BC.

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Weirded

There is a moment, in the life of every book, when it becomes suddenly, gob-smackingly real. With Before I Wake, that moment came when I opened up that first book of Advanced Readers Copies (ARCs), and gasped, and wept, and …

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Courtenay reading at Laughing Oyster Books

Join Robert for a reading at Laughing Oyster Books, 286 Fifth Street, Courtenay BC on November 21 at 1 pm. For more information click HERE.

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Campbell River reading at Coho Books

Join Robert for a reading at Coho Books. 1074 Shoppers Row, Campbell River, BC on November 20 at 1 pm. For more information click HERE.

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Victoria reading at Bolen Books

Join Robert for a reading at Bolen Books, Hillside Centre, 111 – 1644 Hillside Ave., Victoria BC on November 16. For more information click HERE.

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Toronto Eh List Author Series

Join Robert for a reading at the Eh List Author Series. North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge St., Toronto on November 10, 2010 at 1 pm and at the Toronto Reference Library on November 11, 2010 at 7 pm. There …

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