Canada is a vast and beautiful country, which stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean and beyond this, going north into the Arctic Ocean. Within the nation, there are also some great authors. Are you a fan of Canadian authors and their work? If so, we’ve compiled a list of 6 top Canadian authors for you to follow on Twitter. Read on to learn who these writers are, about the books they’ve written, and the sorts of things they tweet and retweet about.
Born in Calgary, Beverley Bateman is an author of romantic suspense and medical thrillers. Her works, among others, include books such as Death Awaits, A Cruise to Remember and a Murder to Forget. Beverley is also author of the Hawkins Ranch Series based on the Hawkins brothers and set in Duster, Montana. Beverley is a very strong supporter of fellow writers and on Twitter, she shares links to articles written by authors, which assist other authors. Beverley also helps to promote their books through retweets.
Twitter Handle: @Kelownawriter
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With experience of both traditional publishing and indie publishing, C.J. Carmichael is a prolific romance author. Among many others, her titles include Close to Her Heart, and the Family Matters series, which consists of books such as A Daughter’s Place, Her Best Friend’s Baby and The Fourth Child. She is also author of The Twisted Cedar series made up of Buried, Forgotten and Exposed; the latter is due to be released later on this year. Follow C.J. on Twitter, and find out about opportunities to get her works when they are on sale, links to interviews with fellow authors, and photos of C.J with other writers. She also shares about the books written by other authors, and posts links to useful articles about writing and publishing.
Twitter Handle: @cj_carmichael
Kristi Charish’s is the author of Owl and the Japanese Circus, which was published this year, and is based on a protagonist called Alix (also known as Owl), who is an ex-archaeology grad student that has switched to becoming an international antiquities thief, and goes on an action-packed journey through a supernatural world. The follow up book to this story called Owl and the City of Angels is set to be released shortly. On Twitter, Kristi posts about writer events and book signings she’ll be attending. She also shares posts from her website, and tweets about the books by fellow authors to help promote them.
Twitter Handle: @kristicharish
4. Lynn Coady
Born in Nova Scotia, Lynn Coady is an award-winning author who these days, splits her time between Toronto and Edmonton. Her books include titles such as Strange Heaven, Mean Boy, Play the Monster Blind, and The Antagonist. Her collection of short stories called Hellgoing won the 2013 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Lynn is very active on Twitter, and tweets and retweets about various things such as politics, writing, and journalism. She also shares links to videos from her blog on Tumblr, updates on thoughts she has throughout the day and posts about books she is reading.
Twitter Handle: @Lynn_Coady
5. Patti Larsen
An award-winning, middle grade and young adult author whose books have a paranormal twist, Patti Larsen has authored numerous books; many of which are written in series. Two examples of these include the Diamond City Trilogy and The Clone Chronicles. Patti’s most recent works is a book called Family Magic about Sydlynn Hayle, whose mother is a witch, and father a demon. On Twitter, Patti posts about her books and their cover designs, shares links to prequel chapters of her works, and tweets about the characters from her titles. She also shares photos of events she has attended.
Twitter Handle: @PattiLarsen
6. Trina M. Lee
Trina M. Lee is an urban fantasy author who has been writing since she was 9. She is author of the Alexa O’Brien Huntress Series, based upon two main characters called Alexa O’Brien who is a werewolf and Arys Knight, a vampire. Trina has also written a spin off from this series called Rebel Heart Series, although both series stand on their own. Over on Twitter, Trina posts updates on what she is up to through out the day, and shares thoughts she has. She also tweets about writing, reading and her cats.
Twitter Handle: @TrinaMLee
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