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About Veronica Knox

Veronica Knox has a Fine Arts Degree from the University of Alberta, where she studied Art History, Classical Studies, and Painting. In her career as a graphic designer, illustrator, private art teacher, and ‘fine artist,’ she has also worked with the brain-injured and autistic, developing new theories of hand-to-eye-to-mind connection. Veronica lives on the west coast of Canada, supporting local animal rescue shelters, painting, writing, editing other author’s novels, and championing the conservation of tigers and elephants, and their habitats. Her artwork and visuals to support ‘Second Lisa’ may be viewed on her website -


‘DOGGED STAR’ – When the teenage Leonardo Da Vinci experiences a spontaneous emotional outburst while painting his first masterpiece, he unwittingly initiates a long-term long-distance love affair that defies physics. An extraordinary romance spanning five-centuries transpires inspired by the dogged … Continue reading

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IF the title ‘PERPETUAL CHILD’ resonates to a natural affinity for magical realism within you. It helps to be middle aged to read the Bede Series in the true spirit it was written… namely in the guise of a middle-grade … Continue reading

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BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY NEW SECOND CHILDHOOD When it came to porridge, chairs and beds, Goldilocks was one picky little kid. But somewhere in the middle of too small, too big, too soft, too hard, too cold, and too … Continue reading

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Tis the season for wintry tales of snow and wishing on Christmas stars. In 1924, A.A. Milne (author of the ‘Winnie the Pooh’ books) wrote ‘When We Were Very Young’ for his four-year-old son, Christopher Robin. In 1927 he wrote … Continue reading

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MONA LISA HAS A WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY AND SHE’S NOT AFRAID TO USE IT! Is the ‘Mona Lisa’ beguiling or smiling, alluring or obscuring, devious or mischievous? In my fictional account of her life in ‘The LISABETTA TRILOGY’, she is … Continue reading

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With the completion of ‘LISABETTA – a stolen sister’, ‘the LISABETTA trilogy’ is now part of my literary history. The fanciful biography of Lisabetta’s hidden, forgotten, and overlooked life unfolds when the embittered spirit of Leonardo da Vinci’s kid sister … Continue reading

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‘THE INDIGO PEARL’ An autistic girl with extrasensory abilities who converses with paintings and birds, strives to find the family she senses in dreams and her true place in the world. Veronica Knox A snippet from ‘THE INDIGO PEARL’ [ … Continue reading

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Pardon my blog, but I had word salad for breakfast. And since this blog is also my personal soapbox, I get to rant and air my literary challenges. You, lovely readers get to unfollow or applause. Today, I vigorously wave … Continue reading

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I have a 3 STEP PROCESS for writing an art history/mystery. But before one can ‘step’ anywhere, the ground must be prepared. STEP ONE – In the beginning there is ‘A CONCEIT’ (the Latin term for ‘concept’) – a ‘literary … Continue reading

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An excerpt from ‘Lisabetta- a stolen glance’ (book one of the Lisabetta trilogy) [ Jupiter Lyons dreams in surprises. His attention surfaces from time to time. The world grates against his skin, filtered through bright static. Sound-scapes arrive out of … Continue reading

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