• Me,  Oracle of Senders,  Writing

    September Update: School, Work, and Writing!

      It’s already September! The time is flying, and this month is certainly a busy one. After completing my awesome day at the Cambridge Comic Arts Festival, I enjoyed a bit of downtime at home before my oldest started his first year of school! Now, I’m getting ready to head back into the world of librarianship, while also working on a couple of awesome writing projects. Of course, I’ve been busy writing and editing the upcoming Oracle of Senders books. Keep an eye out for more information regarding book 2 in the series, Revenant, coming soon! And, if you like YA Contemporaries with family themes and fall settings, then definitely…

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    August Update: Comic Con, Facebook Party, and Cover Reveal!

    Hey everyone! It’s the middle of august, and I can’t believe it.  September will be a crazy month around here, but before then I’ve got a few things on the go to finish off the last full month of summer! This Saturday, August 25th, I’ll be attending The Cambridge Comic Arts Festival in Cambridge, Ontario! I’ll be there all day, talking about the Oracle of Senders (and anything else you want to chat about!), while signing books and selling some fun Oracle-related goodies. If you’re in the area, I definitely suggest you stop by. It’s going to be a lot of fun! Not in the Cambridge area? You can still…

  • Me,  Oracle of Senders,  Shade,  Writing

    July Update – Giveaway, Comic Con, and Free KU!

    Hello everyone! It’s July! And in addition to it being summer (and really, ridiculously hot in my area!), it’s also time for an update on what’s been going on with me. As you know, the first book in the Oracle of Senders series, SHADE, released back in April. I’ve been busy working on the second book, REVENANT, in preparation of it’s anticipated release in the fall! If you haven’t read the first book yet, you can find the paperback at most book retailers. You can also read the eBook through Kindle – and you can now get it free through Kindle Unlimited! If you don’t have Kindle Unlimited (or even…

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    Shade is now Available!

    Yes, I’m so excited to finally say that Shade: Oracle of Senders, bk 1 is now available! I’m so excited to introduce you all to the world of Camp Wanagi and the Oracle. You can grab your paperback or ebook copy now! Also, stay tuned to my website for updates and extras from the series!

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    Shade Cover Reveal!

    I’m excited to finally share with you all the cover for my upcoming novel Shade, the first in a YA Paranormal series, Oracle of Senders. About the Book: Fourteen-year-old Callum Silver sees dead people. It’s not a gift. His family thinks he’s crazy. Sometimes he thinks he’s crazy. He has no friends. He’s forced to live his life surrounded by nothing but the searing pain, sickening smells and desperate moans that accompany the murdered ghosts who seek him out. When he’s offered a place at Camp Wanagi, the ten weeks in the French countryside isn’t a vacation, it’s a lifeline. A way to meet others like himself and prove his…

  • Orca,  Shadow,  Writing

    Shadow Release Day!

    I’m so excited to say that Shadow is now available! My second book with the awesome Orca Book Publishers released today!   About the book: Fourteen-year-old Preston Craft is organizing a film festival for his school’s film club. When one of the films goes missing two days before the festival begins, Preston is convinced it was stolen and is determined to get it back. The only indication of the theft is a suspicious shadow that Preston noticed right before he discovered the film was gone—but Preston is legally blind and no one quite believes him. However, not unlike the gritty private eyes in the classic black-and-white films he adores, Preston…

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    Happy Holidays!

    Just a quick note to wish you all happy holidays! I can’t wait to share with you all exciting things in the new year, like book signings, releases, and cover reveals. But for now, I’m enjoying the holiday season, and I hope you are, too. May it be merry and bright! Mere

  • NaNoWriMo,  Orca

    Upcoming Events, Facebook, and Getting the Brush Off Release

    November is shaping up to be a busy month! First off, I’ve finally got myself a Facebook page! Head over to facebook.com/MereJoyceWrites and give me a ‘like’ to stay up to date with book signings, releases, and giveaways! In fact, there’s a giveaway going on right now =) Go check it out! Getting the Brush Off releases in less than a week! I’m so excited for my first title with Orca Book Publishers. Want to win a copy? Check out the giveaway mentioned above 😉 And finally, if you’re in the Cambridge, Ontario area, come visit me! I’ll be at Idea Exchange on December 1st for the NaNoWriMo finale party,…

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    Exciting News! – Introducing the Oracle of Senders

    So today I get to share with you some super exciting news: My YA Paranormal Oracle of Senders series has been acquired by Seven Sisters Publishing!   I am so pleased to share this news. The Oracle of Senders is such a dear series to me, and if you’ve read my short stories you know I love dark paranormal tales. I can’t wait to introduce you all to Callum and his friends. Check out more about why I chose Seven Sisters publishing (and why they chose me!) here. And stay tuned for more news about the first book in the series!