Author Archives: Bill Bunn

About Bill Bunn

Bill’s excited because his second YA novel, Kill Shot, is now available everywhere! Bill Bunn is the author of three books (soon to be four), several essays and articles. He published his first young adult novel, Duck Boy, in October 2012 (bitingduckpress.com). His second book is a collection of grown-up essays and articles titled Hymns of Home, released April 1, 2013 (bitingduckpress.com). In 2003, Moon Canoe, a children’s picture book was published. This book was bought and translated into French by Le Canotier, and released as Canoë Lune (2005). He is currently writing two pages a day to generate the rough draft of his next novel. Bill Bunn lives near Millarville, Alberta, Canada. He and his wife, Linda, take care of three teenagers, two dogs, two cats, and two hives of bees. Bill teaches English at Mount Royal University. https://www.facebook.com/billbunnauthor

February 1, 2018 Out on the Drink is launched.

After a hiccup, we’ve finally settled on a launch date for my new book, Out on the Drink. February 1. Mark your calendars. I know I’ve marked mine. The launch and reading dates will be forthcoming. I can’t wait to … Continue reading

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Here’s the cover for the new book!

Artist Jeff Delierre has done it again. He’s the same artist who did the revised Duck Boy cover, and the Kill Shot cover. What do you think? It makes me cold, just looking at it.

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Out on the Drink, the galley’s out! And you can read and comment on it before it becomes an official book.

The a draft of the story’s out. It’s up on Netgalley. Before Biting Duck Press begins its editing process, it opens it up to those who may be interested in the story. I wanted to invite any and all to … Continue reading

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Out on the Drink, coming in 2017

The ink on the contract is dry, so it’s confirmed. Bitingduck Press will be publishing my latest YA adventure Out on the Drink this year! I’m thrilled to be working with Bitingduck and their team again. Looking forward to bringing … Continue reading

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The first rule of Italian driving.

It’s a 2-page day, if I’ve ever seen one. It’s January 2, 2017. And from January 1 to June 30, we’re going to write 2 pages a day (500 words). We’re allowed one day off a week. I usually choose … Continue reading

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Two pages a day, 2017

Well, people, it’s time to start again. There’s a world of words ready for mining, and I’ve had a lovely and productive break since last year’s 2 pages a day campaign. I’m in good shape, and ready to start all … Continue reading

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Review: Uncertain Soldier

Uncertain Soldier by Karen Bass My rating: 4 of 5 stars Got around to finishing this one last evening. It’s a great read. Loaded with Alberta history, the story offers a glimpse at the tensions WWII had on Albertans and … Continue reading

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Review: Power Plays

Power Plays by Maureen Ulrich My rating: 4 of 5 stars Power Plays, by Maureen Ulrich, is a lovely read. I finally got around to finishing it last evening. It’s the first of a trilogy. I cared about her main … Continue reading

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Time for two pages a day.

January 1, 2016 it all begins. I’m beginning my writing program, and you’re welcome to join me. The goal is to write 500 words a day (two pages), 6 days a week (Sundays off), from January 1 to June 30. … Continue reading

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Smorgasbook, North!

‘Twas a fine day in Edmonton, where upon did gather 9, yes, 9 Albertan authors for to flog their new books. I being one of the said 9 did a tiny read from my latest tome, Kill Shot. While samewise … Continue reading

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