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Beyond Faith is coming this October. Stay tuned.

Sharon’s long-running (16 years and counting) East End Writers’ Group writing critique meetings continue from 7 p.m. to 9.45 p.m. on these 2017 dates:

There are no meetings in August and December. More info here.

Sharon’s guest speaking gig  at the Writers and Editors Network Breakfast meeting has been moved to October 21, 2017. She will be talking about characters and dialogue in fiction. More details under Sharon A’s Upcoming  2017 Gigs, including a guest reading spot at Shane Joseph’s Toronto book launch July 8 for Crossing Limbo right here.

Please note that I am not taking on any more copy editing of book-length and novella-length manuscripts, but will honour current clients’ book and novella copy editing contracts. Still copy editing shorter pieces. And yes, I still do manuscript evaluations of book-length and novella-length manuscripts and welcome new clients. More info here.

Recent Past Events:

Creativity from the Stacks

East End Writers’ Group members emerged beyond the S. Walter Stewart Library stacks and shared their creativity in the library’s auditorium, Wed., June 28. And we had a lot of fun. More details here.

What’s Your Story? East York

Sharon A. Crawford and her East End Writers’ Group presented sample writing critiques as well as showcasing group members’ published books as part of the East York segment of What’s Your Story? Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at S. Walter Stewart Library. More info under More Scoop on the Group on East End Writers page

Dana Bowman returned in a comedy skit with literary novelist Shane Joseph. Dana Bowman from Beyond Blood and George Walton from Shane’s In the Shadow of the Conquistador collided as fiction and reality merged at the Urban Folk Art Salon Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 at Mount Pleasant Library.

Dana Bowman, the main character in Sharon’s Beyond Blood mystery novel, appeared at the Toronto Heliconian Club during Doors Open May 28.  Info on the Toronto Heliconian Club here.

See and hear Sharon A. being interviewed on the Liquid Lunch

Sharon A. along with Ali Cunliffe and Susan Viets spoke and entertained on a panel about self-publishing from authors’ and editors’ perspectives. Panel was held by the Editors Canada and the video of it all is on You Tube

Sharon A. and four other Crime Writers of Canada authors packed them in for their crime (writing) presentation at Gerrard Ashdale library in Toronto, March 24, 2016

L to R: Sharon A. Crawford, Steve Shrott, Nate Hendley, Lisa de Nikolits, Mark Eddy
L to R: Sharon A. Crawford, Steve Shrott, Nate Hendley, Lisa de Nikolits, Mark Eddy

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A word from Dana Bowman and mystery serial part 4
It’s coming. Beyond Faith, the third book in the Beyond mystery series. Dana Bowman, Private Investigator here. Yes I’m out from between the book covers. But which book? With the number of proof readings my author Sharon A. Crawford  and I have been doing for Beyond Faith, that would be the book. But the book […]
Posted: August 17, 2017, 6:20 pm
Beyond mystery Part 3 serialized here
BEYOND FAITH IS COMING THIS FALL We interrupt this story for an announcement from Dana Bowman, the main character in the Beyond mystery series. The next novel in the Beyond series – Beyond Faith is coming this October. No spoilers but there are lots of puzzles and murders which I have to solve. And.. oh, […]
Posted: August 10, 2017, 5:02 pm