Wilhelmina van Oort

Biography

Wilhelmina van Oort grew up in the small town of Rosedale, British Columbia. She is the eleventh sibling out of twelve and has always had an amazing imagination and would come up with wild stories even as a child. From a young age, she knew that she wanted to become a writer and practiced constantly. Later, she took writing courses at the University of the Fraser Valley and a few other correspondance courses. All these lesson prepared her to publish her first novel, "A New Beginning." She is currently working on the series, "Wild Rose County" which takes place in her hometown of Rosedale in the ealry 1900s.

Smashwords Interview

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia. For this particular series I spent years researching up on my hometown before I even attempted to start the series. The knowledge I gained from this, made my writing come alive and presented as much more believable.
When did you first start writing?
I first started writing at the age of eight when I joined the Children's Literature program and began to realize just how important it really was for me.
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Books

Caleb's Quest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,850. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Dr. Caleb Brooks is about to embark on a inspirational journey – but he has no idea just how challenging it will be. He travels across an ocean to meet his destiny only to find himself thrown into the midst of a raging smallpox epidemic. With the beautiful nurse, Annabelle Huntington at his side, will he be able to stop the disease from spreading?

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