Julianne MacLean

  • What I’ve been reading lately

  • I have to admit, it’s tough to read when I’m in the middle of writing a novel, and I tend to just watch television at night when I close my laptop for the day. This is partly because my eyes are tired and I just want to be entertained by a different medium. I usually watch… Read more

  • How to market a new release

  • If you’re an indie author, you might find my Bookbub interview of interest. I talk about how to market a new release that is part of a series. Click on the image below to take you to the full interview. I hope you find it useful!

  • Books to love: anything by Susanna Kearsley

  • I feel very fortunate as an author because I met Susanna Kearsley 20 years ago when she had first published MARIANA. I was living in a small town in Ontario for a brief time and didn’t know anyone, and I read in the newspaper that a local author was giving a workshop on writing, so… Read more

  • A book to love: make your words work

  • If you’re a fiction writer (or aspire to be one), this is a must read. Read it from cover to cover and don’t skim a single word. Focus and pay attention – and apply what you learn to your own work. This will also make you a better critique partner if you have writer friends… Read more

  • A book to love: Shelly Thacker’s His Forbidden Touch

  • I feel it’s time for some author nostalgia and a little proof that dreams do come true… Allow me to share with you a part of my journey as a writer. When I first began to dream of this career in 1993, I knew I wanted to write a western historical romance because that’s what… Read more