Our countdown to the winter solstice continues! Around this time of the year comes a number of important religious celebrations around the world. To celebrate, we’ve brought together quite a few amazing independent authors and artists for an advent calendar of blog posts. Each of them will write a short piece or create something related to… Continue reading A Family by Choice Christmas by Nathan Caro Fréchette
Can-Con, or the Conference for Canadian Content in Speculative Art and Fiction, is one of our favourite events of the year. This year, our authors are going to be very present, on tons of panels, and even doing a special reading event!! We will be taking pitches (our preferred way of meeting new authors) on… Continue reading Come and see our authors at Can-Con!
by Caroline Frechette Non-fiction / How to Write Have you ever stared at a blank page in fear? Or abandoned a story because you got stuck? Did you really have to write those other new ideas instead? And, the dreaded question: is my prose good enough? If you've ever felt like you couldn't write for… Continue reading Unblocked: the sure-fire way to beat writer’s block for good!
by Caroline Frechette Supernatural Suspense Book 4 in the Family by Choice series It's been five years. Five years since GenEx. Five years since the world was completely changed. And now Alex feels responsible for integrating extrahumans with the "normals." He must also take care of the gravely-ill Mister Lupino. When his son, Nicholas, suddenly… Continue reading Blood Matters
By Caroline Frechette Young Adult / Science-fiction Extreme paranoia, withdrawal, and sheer, unadulterated power run through Nathan's veins. It was all he'd ever known. Then he meets Annie, an undead ghoul. She sees, in him, the potential to finally succeed in her quest to bring herself back to life. In exchange for his help, she… Continue reading Making a Living
by Caroline Frechette I have to, Jimmy. You don't understand. It's about the fate of the world. It's pretty important. It’s been over a year since the events of Brothers In Arms. Alex and his super-powered friends knew that GenEx wasn’t really gone, but they’ve been living peacefully since escaping them, and haven’t given it much… Continue reading Kindred Spirits
Renaissance Press's very first series of novels is Family By Choice, by Caroline Fréchette. They feature the adventures of Alex Winters, a young mafioso with the ability to create and manipulate fire. The books can be read independently, but it is best to read them in order. The series is paranormal/dark urban fantasy, with elements… Continue reading Family by Choice series
Apartment613 is hosting a "Support local authors showcase" at the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library (120 Metcalfe) this Saturday. Come on down and meet some authors! Our own debut author Caroline Frechette will be there! You can find all the details right here!
Nathan Fréchette Nathan Caro Fréchette is a queer transgender man, a sequential artist, publisher, and author. He has published over a dozen short stories, both graphic and prose, as well as five novels, three graphic novels, and two works of nonfiction. He is the author of the online comic Some Assembly Required on Tapas. He has… Continue reading Nathan Caro Fréchette