Matthew Ledrew

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Matthew holds an Honours Degree in English from the Memorial University of Newfoundland with a minor in Anthropology and studied Journalism at College of the North Atlantic in Stephenville, Newfoundland. He has worked with Transcontinental Publishing as well as student-youth magazine The Troubadour.

He has written eighteen novels for Engen Books, Black Womb, Transformations in Pain, Smoke and Mirrors, Roulette, Ghosts of the Past, Ignorance is Bliss, Becoming, Inner Child, Gang War, Chains, The Long Road, Cinders, Sinister Intent, Faith, Jacobi Street, Infinity, The Tourniquet Reprisal and Exodus of Angels.

Since 2007 he has traveled all over Canada promoting his work as well as teaching seminars on writing and publishing. He also helps young
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8 Different Kinds of Drafts | House Blog

The Unfinished Draft :: aka ‘The Albatross’. Will you ever pick it back up and finish writing this draft? Does it count as a draft when it’s not complete? What does the word ‘draft’ even mean? What do words mean? Are you a figment of your own imagination?



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Black Womb by Matthew Ledrew
"An unabashedly entertaining romp into the macabre, Black Womb is a delightful homage to 80's/90's slasher movies and delivers on its promise keep you guessing at every turn of the page. As the body count climbs, as citizens and police alike frantical" Read more of this review »
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"A remarkable debut from Lauralana Dunne, “Ashes” is full of magic, wonder and intrigue!

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"You won’t want to miss this book! I was hooked within a few pages and didn’t want to put it down. You’ll find yourself invested in John’s quest to safety while pondering what you would do if faced with a similar situation. Throughout the novel you’ll" Read more of this review »
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