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Laila Doncaster

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Laila Doncaster was born in Canada and raised in the Province of British Columbia. Acquiring the Saint John’s Ambulance – Industrial First Responder, she worked primarily in road construction, as well as the oilfields, gas pipelines, forestry, and forest fires of BC and AB, as a traffic controller and first aid attendant from 1981 until 2011. She graduated with honors from a technical university in 2004, with a minor degree in Computer Programming, Software Development, and Systems Analysis.

Suffering from anxiety and depression most of her adult life, she found respite in writing her first novel, “Cocooning, The Butterfly“, which began in 2002. She married her husband, Jeff, in 2014, and lives in Alberta. She is a mother of two, a young gr
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Laila Doncaster There is a movie that plays within my mind. It's one that I can escape to when the real world becomes too much, or too little. I can make that imagina…moreThere is a movie that plays within my mind. It's one that I can escape to when the real world becomes too much, or too little. I can make that imaginary world anything I wish it to be. It brings me joy in my heart, warmth of love around me, like the glowing warmth of a hot fire in subzero temperatures. Its my comfort zone. (less)
Laila Doncaster Thank you Michael - you're friendship means a great deal to me, and your opinion of my work, means the world.
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Global eBook Awards 2020 ~ Nominee

I am pleased to announce that “Cocooning, The Butterfly” has been entered and a competitive Nominee in the Global eBook Awards Competition for 2020. Just to be accepted, is an honor.  This prestigious Award, is giving to only the best of the best entries and the competition is vast, fast, and furious.  I have no […]
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IRREVERSIBLY CAPTIVATING!
“An adrenalin pumping and evocative experience. This is the stuff of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, where carefully crafted and beautifully constructed fiction is irrev
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“If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
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Youcef Benchouk You contribute to the degree of acceptance and the world around you is related to an idea that you may come up with or relate to
Also, the writing carries all the experience you mentioned and we act accordingly


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Laila Doncaster My sincere apologies Rose - I did not see this until just now - thank you for accepting my FR - my husband's family has ancient roots in Doncaster UK - glad to meet you & happy writing :)


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Rose English Thank you for your friend request, now accepted

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