Ross Peacock

Biography

Now post-real-workday, I live mostly in Haliburton, Ontario, Canada where I've found the perfect balance between a gentle lake view and blazing fast internet, just at the edge of town. I still teach part-time for Georgian College, with a focus on communications, including good old composition. This admission is a preamble to my acknowledgement that I will never be a perfect copy editor, regardless of effort. I trust that readers will allow some latitude in pouncing on left-in errors in my self-published work.

My characters and the stories that they bring me have some grounding in my experience. I don't fly, but for many years I spent a lot of time in the air. Early on, this experience included float planes, which seem to be a recollected fascination. Although a WWII fighter plane does find its way into Dreamweavers, I've never actual flown in one of those, so needed to depend on the narrative of others for the experience. I can claim to write about the Canadian wilderness from my own travels, which includes time on all of the lands and rivers that appear in the Draumrs stories. Same goes for bouncing about in Europe and Asia, although I worry that my pre-internet adventures are rapidly becoming artefacts of a previous epoch.

First novels are always a bit of a crap-shoot. Who actually knows if he or she is a writer? And, more importantly, who knows if anyone else will ever want to read the writing? Self-publishing is a useful way to at least record the effort for future reference. If you are taking a gamble and checking out the first two books in the Draumrs series (or maybe the only two) please do let me know what you think. I would also love to get any questions, which I will pass on to the characters still living.

RP

Smashwords Interview

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I try to write every day. When I do take a break, I love the backwoods and lakes of Central Ontario, Canada. My little dog Indy is usually breaking trail/
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I have several public library memberships which put most of the books on my eReaders. Discovered that most libraries are open to suggested additions, particularly if you can establish a good track record. Otherwise, I listen for rave comments by others and take the occasional recommendation. I also review and edit works in progress for others. I try to avoid formula books in favour (excuse Canadian spelling throughout please) of great characters and unexpected plot development
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Books

Dreamweavers Among Us - Book One - Red
Series: Dreamweavers - The Draumr Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,670. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
A new generation of Dreamweavers faces a challenge the Clans have not seen in 75 years: a rogue and brutish Draumr family is once again in control of the most powerful government leader on earth. Global destruction looms he loses touch with the difference between real and dreamed in his quest for power. A trio of reluctant fighters engage deadly foes on the dreamscape as humanity's last hope.
Dreamweavers Among Us - Book Two - Blue
Series: Dreamweavers - The Draumr Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,620. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
The Red Clan's rebellion stumbles into a more deadly scheme revealed by an eastern Blue Clan foe thought long dead. The small team of heros: Snow, Lulu and Will, are still recovering from lost dreamscape fights with Xana, but must rush into China to fight for the lives of vulnerable world leaders attending the G20. With only one precious Green stone for protection, one will certainly die.

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