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New York Times bestselling author Claire Delacroix sold her first book in 1992, an historical romance called ROMANCE OF THE ROSE. Since then, she has published over sixty romance novels and novellas, and has also been published under the names Claire Cross and Deborah Cooke. She has an honours degree in history, with a focus on medieval studies. She is an avid reader of medieval vernacular literature, fairy tales and fantasy novels.

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For books written under Claire's own name, Deborah Cooke, please see:
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In October and November 2009, she was the writer in residence for the Toronto Public Library, the first ti
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Claire Delacroix I don't believe in writer's block. For me, writing is what I do. It's my job and I treat it as one - although writing books is the very best job in th…moreI don't believe in writer's block. For me, writing is what I do. It's my job and I treat it as one - although writing books is the very best job in the world! I have a certain word count that I like to achieve each day, so I sit down at my desk and write those words. I write 3000 to 5000 words a day, in complete scenes.

Some days, the words flow more easily than others, of course. When I'm completely stuck, it means I've taken a wrong turn in the story I'm writing - which either has painted me into a corner, or has me trying to compel the characters to do something they wouldn't do. When this happens, I delete the last paragraph of the last scene I wrote. I go and make a fresh pot of tea, and if I don't know what comes next by the time that's ready, I delete another paragraph. I continue deleting chunks until I hear the characters' voices again, then sit down to write my words for the day.

There are situations in which writers can't write, but for me, this has been when changes in my personal life affect my creativity. I find the exercises in The Artist's Way very helpful when this happens.(less)
Claire Delacroix Hi Judith -
The Crusader's Handfast was originally serialized in six installments, then was published in a complete volume in October 2016. It hasn't …more
Hi Judith -
The Crusader's Handfast was originally serialized in six installments, then was published in a complete volume in October 2016. It hasn't been available in installments since 2016, so the parts aren't sold anywhere. The entire book is available in both print and ebook at all major portals:
https://delacroix.net/the-champions/t...
If you bought the installments in 2015 and 2016 and are just missing this one, please let me know and we'll see if we can work something out.
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“No man of honor avoided what needed to be done, simply because it might not proceed in his favor.”
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Mihaela Hello,Claire! Thank you for the friendship.


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