Meet One of the First Women on Everest in ‘Rising’

For Sharon Wood, the first North American woman to summit Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak feels a bit like an “overbearing friend,” as she writes in Rising: Becoming the First Canadian Woman to Summit Everest ($25, Douglas and McIntyre), published in September. “It has often preceded me, elbowed its way into rooms, sashayed across floors, cut swaths through […]

How to make money from eBooks

Always fancied becoming an author? Self-publishing an eBook is cheap, easy and can earn you some serious cash!  Credit: A. Aleksandravicius – Shutterstock Most people think that, unless you get lucky and end up becoming the next J. K. Rowling, writing books is not an easy way to make money. But remember that big blockbuster […]