Author Archive

Homeschoolers discover us.

Posted by on Monday, September 25th, 2017 in homeschooling, Joyce's Blog

Ever since we began bringing our family friendly books to the public arena in 1998, adults interested in homeschooling have taken notice of us. Robert has met many executives of Canadian and US homeschooling organizations and they often purchase our books for personal use and ask us to bring our books to their area. They […]

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Articles about J. Robert Whittle books seen in New York media

Posted by on Friday, February 17th, 2017 in Marketing, Self-Publishing

Reposted from 20111: Amazing news from a visitor to Victoria, BC today … she stopped to talk to Robert at his Bastion Square Market stand and said she had just moved here recently from New York (now that is an interesting move!). He started to tell her about the books and she said there was […]

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An Awakening

Posted by on Sunday, October 16th, 2016 in Joyce's Blog

After three very busy years, the third one being a health crisis, Joyce is back at the computer making plans. This time, however, she plans to work on her terms and have some fun … beginning with this Blog.

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Self-Publishing Tips

Posted by on Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 in Joyce's Blog, Publishing Tips

Have you had a story running around in your head for years? Have friends or family told you that you should write a book? After 15 years of editing, publishing and co-writing 10 popular novels, 3 of them bestsellers, I feel I know a little something about producing books and decided to share.  To find […]

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Enter Contests, it matters!

Posted by on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 in Our Books, Self-Publishing
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Writing ‘Silent Destiny’

Posted by on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 in Joyce's Blog, Our Books

In brief … the story of  Silent Destiny travels to many parts of Scotland and, not surprisingly, also into Yorkshire. Whittle, athough a Yorkshireman, knew virtually nothing about Scotland before he discovered that my paternal lineage held a great deal of fascinating Scottish history. I didn’t even realize how Stirling Castle (at left) was going […]

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Silent Destiny: An ancient Scottish mystery/prophecy

Posted by on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 in eBooks, Joyce's Blog, Our Books

An ancient legend and a 700-year-old prophecy join to tell the story of William Wallace, his family and some missing relics, in our latest novel, Silent Destiny. Purchase your own copy here at our online STORE … there’s also an option to pay online and then pick up your copy from our office, if you live […]

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Find YOUR Niche Market – Part 1

Posted by on Monday, December 2nd, 2013 in Joyce's Blog, Self-Publishing

So much has happened since we began this amazing and wonderful journey of writing and publishing books. In 1998, when I published my husband’s first novel, I had no clue what publishing or marketing was all about and my self-confidence level was pretty low. All that changed pretty quickly as we found the best way […]

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Non-US Self-Publishers need to register

Posted by on Friday, September 27th, 2013 in Joyce's Blog, Self-Publishing

If you are a self-publisher using Amazon/Kindle or Smashwords and DON’T reside in the USA … LISTEN UP!! You must register with the US IRS to find out whether you will need to pay taxes on your book sales or if you are exempt. This is one of those annoying jobs that is very easy […]

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‘Lizzie Series’ still popular

Posted by on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 in Joyce's Blog, Our Books

Fans of bestselling Victoria BC author, J. Robert Whittle, who have read his Victoria Chronicles Trilogy and his single novels, often don’t realize he wrote an earlier popular series, Lizzie. Looking for more reading material while they wait for Robert to write another book, many discovered the Lizzie Series set in early 19th century England during […]

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