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Cathy Spencer

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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Canadian author Cathy Spencer writes the award-winning Anna Nolan mystery series, as well as regency and contemporary romance. She is also the author of 2 short-story collections.

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Blog: http://cmspencer.blogspot.com
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Cathy Spencer When I'm writing, I know how my book will begin and end, but it's that gaping abyss in the middle of the story that frightens me.

To avoid writer's…more
When I'm writing, I know how my book will begin and end, but it's that gaping abyss in the middle of the story that frightens me.

To avoid writer's block, I force myself to sit down at the computer, read the previous chapter, and start writing. Often things will happen through the characters' dialogue that I didn't plan and that will lead me in unexpected directions. I guess I just have to make my peace with my process and trust that the words will come.(less)
Cathy Spencer I'll be releasing a contemporary romance on September 18 called The Dating Do-Over. You'll find it as a pre-order by mid-August on Smashwords, Barnes…moreI'll be releasing a contemporary romance on September 18 called The Dating Do-Over. You'll find it as a pre-order by mid-August on Smashwords, Barnes & Noble, and ITunes.

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Toronto school teacher Viv Nowak has a sympathetic heart and abominable taste in men. She expects an engagement ring when her live-in lover of six years lands a terrific new job in Vancouver. Instead, she gets dumped ‒ on Valentine’s Day! Everyone, from her best friends to her father to her estranged mother, has an opinion on how she should fix her life. Her friends even insist on a dating do-over. But will they like her choice when she finally decides what her heart wants?(less)
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Christine Hatfield Thanksfor accepting my friend request


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Cathy Spencer Thanks Amos, the same to you. Be seeing you with the authors' blog blitz. Cathy


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Amos Cassidy Thanks for the friend request Cathy :D


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