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Blake Northcott

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Author. Twitter-er. Slayer of vampires (only the ones that sparkle). I love reading, cooking, traveling and mixed martial arts. Dislikes include Wheel of Fortune and Ke$ha.

I live in a small, quiet town west of Toronto, and at the moment I'm writing and blogging full-time.!/ComicBookGrrl

Someone on Facebook recently asked if I had any tricks for battling the dreaded evil curse known as ‘writer’s block’.

Whether you’re a seasoned author or taking your first stab at a novel, you’ve no doubt experienced this phenomenon at one time or another: hands frozen on your keyboard with a blank white screen glaring back at you, gazing into the abyss like a deer caught in headlights. Or equa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 01, 2011 13:31 • 371 views • Tags: writer-s-block
Average rating: 3.91 · 405 ratings · 105 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
Vs. Reality (Vs. Reality, #1)
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 207 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Arena Mode
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Relapse (Vs. Reality, #2)
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 2012
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I considered using Toronto, actually - I guess I should have? Maybe for a future book!
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The Pantheon (Olympia Heights, #1)
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message 46: by Dean

Dean Blake Thanks for the friendship, Blake! Pleasure meeting a fellow sparkly vampire slayer in this world.

Realitycheck Thanks for the friending, please feel free to check out my bookshelves, quotes, friends and groups for things that might interest you or you read and forgot about.

message 44: by Eric

Eric Birk Thank you for becoming my Goodreads friend.

message 43: by Lidush

Lidush Hi Blake! Thanks for friending :)

message 42: by Dianna

Dianna Hardy Thanks for the friends request :)

message 41: by Jenna

Jenna thanks for friending Blake!


message 40: by Taznim

Taznim thanks for the add and good luck with your writing!!!

message 39: by Olivia

Olivia Hi, thanks for the add ;)

VampireNovelFan Thank for the friendvite, Blake! Best of luck with your writing and happy reading!


message 37: by Maurice

Maurice Hi, I see you're a fan of Neil Gaiman as well! He's my favourite author (followed by Terry Pratchett, and Tolkien).

message 36: by Melissa

Melissa Thanks for the friend request!

message 35: by Lina

Lina Hi Blake. wow, I loove Canada and Japan, but i have never been there..:'( Im in london, and my mom looves to traves, so I've seen a lot of countries around the world..:P :D

message 34: by Marco

Marco Blake, your book sounds awesome, adding to my shelf. So cool to meet a fellow comic aficionado. Feel free to visit my poetry site sometime Cheers

message 33: by Haylee

Haylee Hello, how are you? Thanks for the friend request! Look forward to discussing books with you

message 32: by Blake

Blake Northcott BLOG POST! My review of Ghost Protocol. Tom Cruise is back, baby - and he’s jumping off buildings instead of couches!

(technically not book-related, but who knows...there could be a Mission: Impossible book series one day, right?)

Kelly/yllektra Thanks for adding me! :)

message 30: by Blake

Blake Northcott "Let’s go to the store and buy some spandex before we fight crime!" My NEW BLOG POST! Plus a giveaway...

message 29: by Blake (last edited Nov 28, 2011 08:17PM)

Blake Northcott Part two of my interview with author Kiri Callaghan - we talk comics, cosplay, and our mutual hatred of sparkling vampires.

message 28: by Blake

Blake Northcott My very own Black Friday special!

Get the Amazon Kindle Bestseller 'Vs. Reality' FREE - for one day only.

message 27: by Rachael

Rachael Wade Hey Blake, thanks for the friend add. :)

Happy reading and writing xo,

message 26: by Tamela

Tamela Quijas Good Morning, Blake, and thanks for your friendship:)

message 25: by Blake

Blake Northcott For anyone who follows me on Twitter, I have NOT left, quit, gone missing or suddenly died.

Twitter just temporarily suspended my account. I'll be back! Promise!

message 24: by Blake

Blake Northcott Check it out!

My first interview since joining the upcoming 'Luna' book series with writer/actor John Ceallach, and Randy J. Goodwin from 'The Vampire Diaries'.

Blake just lounging on the couch

message 23: by Becca

Becca Hi Blake! So nice to "meet" ya =D

message 22: by Blake

Blake Northcott Daniel wrote: "Hey Blake, I've reading Vs. Realityand have to say it's really good. Also if you feel like it check out my Amderesta The 4th Republic series at"

Thank you very much! And thank you for the link - I will check it out!

message 21: by Daniel

Daniel Zazitski Hey Blake, I've reading Vs. Realityand have to say it's really good. Also if you feel like it check out my Amderesta The 4th Republic series at

message 20: by Natasha (last edited Sep 26, 2011 04:39AM)

Natasha Thank you for connecting with me. Please check out my blog "Where Every Book = A New Adventure", if you haven't already. I look forward to sharing my love of books with you.

message 19: by Aredhel

Aredhel Hi Blake!
Glad to see you here! :)

message 18: by Blake

Blake Northcott Check out the description and reviews here:

ZedSe7en Blake wrote: "Zedse7en wrote: "Hi Blake, it's ZedSe7en from twitter. :) Thanks for the add."

No problem!! Glad we are Goodreads buddies now. :-)"

Blake wrote: "Zedse7en wrote: "Hi Blake, it's ZedSe7en from twitter. :) Thanks for the add."

No problem!! Glad we are Goodreads buddies now. :-)"

Will have to add your book to my "to read" list. :) what is it about?

message 16: by Blake

Blake Northcott Zedse7en wrote: "Hi Blake, it's ZedSe7en from twitter. :) Thanks for the add."

No problem!! Glad we are Goodreads buddies now. :-)

ZedSe7en Hi Blake, it's ZedSe7en from twitter. :) Thanks for the add.

Dani (Pen to Paper) Hi Blake,
Thanks for the add! Do I take it you find my profile on twitter?
I have just purchased your book from amazon by the way - it looks like a good read. Will definitely let you know what I think when I've read it.

Dani x

message 13: by Jillian

Jillian Peery Hi Blake! Thanks for the add!

message 12: by P.J.

P.J. Thanks for the friendship!

message 11: by Mike

Mike Thanks Blake for adding me!

message 10: by Rogier

Rogier hi good eve'n blake(coool name) I appreciate the opportunity to connect with you.

message 9: by Asa

Asa Don Brown Good evening Blake, I appreciate the opportunity to connect with you.


message 8: by Blake

Blake Northcott Harlequin Books wrote: "Hello Blake, it is a pleasure to meet you."

Great to meet you too!

Harlequin Books Hello Blake, it is a pleasure to meet you.

message 6: by Blake

Blake Northcott Currently reading Olympia Heights: The Pantheon by Amy Leigh Strickland. Loving it so far!

Gaiven Clairmont Thanks for accepting my dear, do have a blessed day and week

Stuart Land Thanks for adding me, Blake. Perfect timing as I just launched my newest book yesterday, EPIPHANY. Already received it's first 5 star review!

Armida Publications hi Blake, thank you for being our friend

Andrew Mocete Okay, Twitter, Facebook, reading your blog and now Goodreads. I've got you on all fronts. All that's left is to get inside your HEAD! Bwahahaha!

William O'Brien Hi Blake - Thank you for your friendship on Goodreads!
Please visit my website
to view book snippets. Expected release end of March.
Best wishes, William

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