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Simon Rose

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I am the author of The Alchemist's Portrait, The Sorcerer's Letterbox, The Clone Conspiracy, The Emerald Curse, The Heretic's Tomb, The Doomsday Mask, The Time Camera, The Sphere of Septimus, Flashback, Future Imperfect, Twisted Fate, and the Shadowzone series. I'm also the author of seven guides for writers, including The Time Traveler's Guide, The Children's Writer's Guide, The Working Writer's Guide, and The Social Media Writer's Guide, almost 100 non-fiction books, and many articles on a wide range of topics. I offer a number of services for writers, including editing, coaching, consulting, and writing workshops, as well as copywriting services for the business community. I also offer a wide variety of presentations, workshops and autho ...more

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The Sorcerer’s Letterbox

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The Alchemist's Portrait

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Flashback

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The Doomsday Mask

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The Heretic's Tomb

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Time Camera

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The Clone Conspiracy

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This Saturday, I’ll be at Chapters Crowfoot in Calgary from 11.30 am to 5 pm.


I’ll be signing copies of The Alchemist’s Portrait, The Sorcerer’s Letterbox, The Clone Conspiracy, The Emerald Curse, The Heretic’s Tomb, The Doomsday Mask, The Time Camera and The Sphere of Septimus, Flashback, Future Imperfect, and Twisted Fate.


Chapters is located at 66 Crowfoot Terrace NW in Calgary. Hope to see yo...

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Steven Buechler Thank you for the add on here!!


Kristin Butcher Hi Simon,
Hope all is well in your world. I haven't fallen off the face of the earth; just left the social network. (It's been a year and a half already.) It wasn't a a healthy fit for me. New book coming out next spring. In the meantime, I'm honing my painting skills. Who knows? Perhaps I can become an illustrator. To catch up on my activity or to get in touch, please visit me at my website: www.kristinbutcher.com


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