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[Book Events] HarperCollins Canada: Frenzy Presents (Spring 2018) + Book Haul

HarperCollins Canada: Frenzy Presents
(Spring 2018 Edition)

On April 8, 2018, I attended Frenzy Presents, a YA-centered book preview event hosted by HarperCollins Canada (HCC). As HCC recently moved to a new office location, closer to the core of Downtown Toronto and merged with Harlequin side of things, attendees got to see their new digs (which is hella lit and has an amazing “new office furniture” scent — which…yes, of course that’s a thing I would enjoy).

So many thanks to the team at HCC Frenzy for allowing me to participate in an afternoon of wonderful bookish company. And for potentially exploding my TBR shelves. As one does.

For more details and other thoughts from this event, peruse the Twitter hashtag #FrenzyPresents!


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[Why I’d Be A Terrible Protagonist] – Overthinking Dialogue

The Terrible Protagonist series explores reasons why regular humans (aka myself) would not fair well in the world of fiction. Click here to see other reasons why!

Why I’d Be A Terrible Protagonist:
Reason #21:
Overthinking Dialogue

Abstract:

The masses look to me for an inspirational speech before the final battle…and all I’ve got is “Uhhhh….”


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[Why I’d Be A Terrible Protagonist] – Being the Love Interest (Without Knowing You’re the Love Interest)

The Terrible Protagonist series explores reasons why regular humans (aka myself) would not fair well in the world of fiction. Click here to see other reasons why!

Why I’d Be A Terrible Protagonist:
Reason #7: Being the Love Interest
(Without Knowing You’re
the Love Interest)

Abstract:

Between attending school or work, taking a nap, eating food, and saving the damn world…where could I have possibly had time to develop this “ship” you speak of?


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