Interview with Réal Laplaine

What is your writing process?
I get an idea - and when it is a good idea, it excites me. That's when I know I have to write the story. When I do write, I write, start to finish, no editing, no changes, letting the story flow like a movie. I feel it, I engage myself in the world I am building, and I use a rough rule of thumb that if the story engages me, then I'm on the right track.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Not sure which came first, whether it was The Hobbit, or A Canticle for Lebowitz, or even Orwell's 1984, but one of those or the combination of them, followed later in my teens by Richard Bach's Jonathan Livingston Seagull - planted a seed for my future writing.
Published 2014-10-01.
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Books by This Author

Finding
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management
Three decades of hiring & recruiting experience have been filtered down into this short synopsis, providing anyone, whether a hiring manager, recruiter, executive or company owner, with proven principles of successful hiring.
Finding "Perfect" People: A Hiring Manual for Everyone
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management
Three decades of hiring & recruiting experience have been filtered down into this short synopsis, providing anyone, whether a hiring manager, recruiter, executive or company owner, with proven principles of successful hiring.
10 Pillars for Successful Leadership
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
A concise manual covering the 10 pillars of successful leadership. A manual for everyone.
The Other
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,820. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
What if the voice in your head was actually your past life calling to you?
Woman EX
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 59,580. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The human race is about to change. A rollercoaster ride into a possible world of the near future.
The One - A Keeno Crime Thriller #3
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 67,030. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Canada's toughest crime fighter, Keeno McColes, takes on a sociopathic cult-leader.
Intrusion - A Keeno Crime Thriller
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 79,270. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Intrusion – the first in the Keeno Crime Thriller series, introduces a new crime-fighter. At the age of four, Keeno McCole is forced to save his own mother from a brutal death by stabbing her attacker with a pair of kitchen scissors. The incident sets him on his path and by the time he is seven years old he has learned the art of survival and goes on to become the criminal's worst nightmare.
Earth Escape
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 97,840. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In 2038, geopolitical powers are on the verge of war, nuclear weapons threaten our very existence and global consumption is depleting the Earth. Several nations band together to launch a mission to colonize the first habitable exoplanet, but no one bothered to ask the obvious question: "Is there someone else there already?"
Quantum Assault - A Keeno Crime Thriller
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 74,660. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In this second book in the Keeno Crime Thriller series, Keeno McCole, head of the RCMP anti-terrorism-unit and Canada’s toughest crime-fighter, goes up against a human trafficking ring that is injecting young girls with a virulent nano-virus. As they follow the trail of dead bodies, Keeno and his team soon discover something terrifying, something that could kill millions and worse ...
Deception People
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 54,170. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Troy Evans comes across a meeting where high-ranking US government officials and their corporate beneficiaries are planning an attack against the nation, one that will make 9/11 look like a walk in the park. Troy tries to expose them and becomes the most wanted man in America as he runs for his life and tries to find someone who will believe him.
Twilight Visitor
Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 56,540. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
As a brutal war erupts on the other side of the globe, Mateus Cordozo, a bio engineer vacationing in Portugal, finds his solitude interrupted by the appearance of a beautiful but strange woman who informs him that he is to play a critical role in stopping an imminent global debacle and in changing the course of humanity. As the zero-hour nears,he must act before it is too late - but will he?
Dead but Not Gone
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 45,930. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Hollywood's legendary blond, Marilyn, gets a second chance at life - fifty years after her death, only to find out that she is still being haunted by the ghosts of her past.
See Me Not - Hope Never Dies
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 25,760. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An eight year old girl is sold into a life of prostitution and for four years she endures sexual abuse at the hands of traffickers and men many times her age - until one day, a university student crosses her path and he decides to take on the criminal underworld in order to free her. A thriller, a book about courage and hope.
Finding Agnetha
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Finding Agnetha is a story that will inspire ABBA fans and non-fans alike, when one person's dream to see the group back together again for a live worldwide persformance after nearly thirty years, touches the lives of many. A story that reminds us all that any dream is possible!
The Buffalo Kid
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,490. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
John Ross, a 71 year-old homeless man, is walking the streets as a cold blustery wind shakes him and an empty stomach growls back. He asks a man for money, who promptly hands him $50 and walks away. Shocked by the stranger's generosity, the Kid follows him and soon finds himself caught in the web of a bizarre test of humanity and a thrill-ride that will force him to face his own demons.