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Coreena McBurnie

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My name is Coreena McBurnie and, ever since grade 5 when I had to do a report on Theseus and the Minotaur, I have had a soft spot for Greek mythology. When I hit university, I was drawn to the Classical Studies department (earning both a BA & MA), where I explored the archaeology and culture of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds — and also where I managed to read Homer’s Odyssey, one of my absolute favourite books, in the original Greek, something which was thrilling for me (I know, sounds crazy, but the poetry and scope of the original text is amazing). After a lifetime of “what is that?”, “why did you study that?”, and “what can you do with a degree in Classical Studies?” I have decided to write novels based in ancient myth and to bring s ...more

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Coreena McBurnie Change of scene; try to write through it by having the characters talk to each other until they figure out what to do next or I can't stand it anymore…moreChange of scene; try to write through it by having the characters talk to each other until they figure out what to do next or I can't stand it anymore and torture one of them in some way; take a break; talk to one of the amazing people in my writers group; eat chocolate; sometimes I set a timer for a certain length of time and write until it goes off, not worrying about the quality then have a reward at the end.(less)
Coreena McBurnie I love the connections I make when I write -- they give me tingles up my spine and it really is the best part of writing for me. Also, I love working …moreI love the connections I make when I write -- they give me tingles up my spine and it really is the best part of writing for me. Also, I love working in my pajamas and being flexible about my location.(less)
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Book Review: Firekeeper’s Daughter

Firekeeper's Daughter bookBook Review for Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

 

Set in Ste Sault Marie, 18 year old biracial and unenrolled Daunis never felt she felt in at home or on the Ojibwe reserve. She’s smart, enjoys hockey, spends time with her best friend, and is getting ready to go to college. She gets caught up in an investigation to root out the source of drugs poisoning people on the reserve.

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Mechele Hi Coreena, Thanks for the friend add :)


Cheryl Landmark Thanks for accepting my friendship, Coreena.


Coreena McBurnie Thanks Janet.

Janet wrote: "I just showed up here to show your work to a friend and avid reader from Vancouver... Great site, and you are a great resource!"


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Janet Whitehead I just showed up here to show your work to a friend and avid reader from Vancouver... Great site, and you are a great resource!


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