Ready to ramp up your writing career? Our professional development webinars are packed with valuable information.     2023 Webinar Series Great news! Our partnership with SF Canada continues into 2023, and we’re excited to present yet another year of engaging and informative webinars. Even better news: We’re continuing to offer the series at no…


Karen Gansel

Karen Gansel graduated from the University of Toronto Master of Health Administration and had a nineteen-year career with the Ontario Ministry of Health as a senior manager. Karen’s first self-published novel, Differences Between Us, is a psychological suspense that is available on Amazon.com and Kobo.com. A short story, Canal of Destiny, was published on the Quick Brown Fox blog in 2010.

A member of Canadian Authors Association since 2009, Karen was president of the Niagara branch between 2011 and 2016, and joined the board of directors in 2016. Karen lives in Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, and is self-publishing her second novel, Celeste Unraveled, in fall 2020.


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Jerena Tobiasen (BC Branch) is delighted to announce the release of her fourth novel, Tsarina’s Crown, the first story in The Nightingale and Sparrow Chronicles. Inspired during a 2018 visit to St. Petersburg, Russia, Tsarina’s Crown ushers the reader through high seas adventures, Russian vistas, royal exposé, political conspiracies, and stuff of which spies are made. Tsarina’s Crown is a fast-paced,…