Author Archives: Veronica Knox

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 - www.veronicaknox.com

THREE VACCINES NO WAITING

During a life-threatening pandemic, there’s no such thing as spare time. There are three shots in the arm, immediately and always available to counter the effects of cabin fever, anxiety, grief, depression, isolation, impatience, anger, sadness, fear, and loss that … Continue reading

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100 NAMES FOR SNOW

Excerpt from ‘SNOW BEHIND THE DOOR’, the prequel to the ‘Bede Trilogy’, in Snow’s words: [The first beginning I remember was arriving at Bede Hall with my father on a bitterly cold, snowy English day in August of the year … Continue reading

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THE FACE OF THINGS TO COME

ON THE FACE OF IT, an old year is more than the sum of its parts. In 2020, humanity bonded into an extended global family. If hindsight is 2020… the year 2021 begins with insight. Populations gained worldwide awareness and … Continue reading

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FROSTY MEMORIES OF SNOW

Preview excerpt from ‘SNOW BEHIND THE DOOR’ – the prequel to ‘the Bede Series’ [Before Kit and Ani broke into the decaying ruins of Bede Hall, they marveled at the icebound blue door encased in a thick blanket of frost. … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING SNOW…

…the child ghost of Bede Hall’s Winter Room. She is 9 years old. This is her story: “I died a very long time ago or was it yesterday? … I think maybe both. My new name is Snow – a … Continue reading

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IN SEARCH OF MERRY…

The double Christmas tree in my hometown of Sooke, on Vancouver Island, Canada I have wished you all a safe and peaceful Dec 25th. Admission: I tried to use the words ‘Merry Christmas’, however, the word ‘Merry’, tossed so glibly … Continue reading

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TIME OUT OF MIND

Two extraordinarily mismatched minds are still better than one when telepathic twins,at odds over science and the supernatural, fight a curse of snow. [The expression ‘running late’ preceded Bash’s mad dash down the rickety servants’ stairs. She was in no … Continue reading

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THE CATERPILLAR METHOD

The caterpillar, in ‘Alice in Wonderland’, advises Alice (at a loss to tell her story), to “start at the beginning… go onto the end, then stop.” Smart Lepidoptera! A story is a chrysalis of transformation. A first draft must become … Continue reading

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THE ‘SENDING’

The cat flap in Sara Goodman’s kitchen glowed green and began to rock gently, in time to the clock on the wall ticking the last few seconds to midnight. The flap swung more urgently until it froze, fully open, wide … Continue reading

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SOMETIMES, SCIENCE FICTION IS SIMPLY A MYSTICAL LOVE STORY… SOMETIMES IT TAKES TWO LIVES TO MAKE ONE WOMAN!

Delphi Sharpe, an autistic teenage orphan with the extrasensory ability to converse with birds and paintings, has a tenuous grip on reality. After she falls in love with a boy named Cecco who calls to her from a 500-year-old painting, … Continue reading

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