Simon Rose is the author of The Alchemist’s Portrait, The Sorcerer’s Letterbox, The Clone Conspiracy, The Emerald Curse, The Heretic’s Tomb, The Doomsday Mask, The Time Camera, The Sphere of Septimus, Future Imperfect, the Flashback series, the Shadowzone series, and The Stone of the Seer series. Simon is also the author of The Children’s Writer's Guide, The Time Traveler’s Guide, The Working Writer’s Guide, a contributing author to The Complete Guide to Writing Science Fiction Volume One, and has written many non-fiction books.
Simon offers a number of services for writers, including editing, manuscript evaluation, coaching, mentoring, and writing workshops. He has provided substantive and copy editing services for many other writers over the years. This has been for novels, short stories, fiction, non-fiction, biographies, inspirational books, and many other genres. He also offers copywriting services for business, including website and social media content. He served as the Writer-in-Residence for the Canadian Authors Association, is the founder of Children’s Authors and Illustrators on Facebook, and served as the Assistant Regional Advisor for SCBWI Western Canada.
Simon works as a creative writing instructor throughout the year, is an instructor for adults with the University of Calgary, and offers a variety of online workshops for both children and adults. Simon also offers a wide variety of presentations, workshops, and author in residence programs for schools and libraries, including virtual author visits.
Simon is a regular presenter at conferences and festivals, and served as a juror for the Governor General’s Literary Awards for Children’s Literature, the Saskatchewan Book Awards, the Parsec Awards, and the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic.
Full details can be found at his website www.simon-rose.com. You may also connect on Facebook or follow him on Twitter or Instagram.