Ghosts in the Garden – Available May 1, 2017!


The sequel to Ghosts of Government House, Ghosts in the Garden follows Sam and J.J as they are again swept up in the supernatural world of Saskatchewan’s Government House.

ISBN: 9781550509052
eISBN: 9781550509076
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″ 168 pages
Ages: 9+
Price: $10.95 CDN; $10.95 USD


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More information can be found here.


Honouring the Buffalo wins IPPY Award

Honouring the Buffalo wins another international award – a Silver Medal in the IPPY Canada-West – Best Regional Non-Fiction.

Congrats to Ray Lavallee’s memory and family and to Mike Keepness!

Thanks Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing!

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2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards Regional and Ebook Medalists –

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Judith Silverthorne Workshop for Prairie Quills writing group in Swift Current

Elements of Writing: Voice & Structure

Developing your writing voice and creating structure are both elements of writing that define the uniqueness of your story. If you struggle in finding your voice or are confused about structure and how to take your story to the next level, then this hands on workshop will help. You will learn techniques for creating your voice and understanding the essentials of structure, along with a few editing tips.

Prairie Quills Workshop

Convictions nominated for Foreword INDIES Book Award

Congratulations: You’re a 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Finalist!

Forword Indies Nomination

By now, you’ve probably already found your book listed among the finalists for the 2016 INDIES. This was a particularly competitive year for the INDIES, and being named a finalist makes your book one of the best of 2016. Congratulations!

The winners will be announced on June 24.


Successful Northern SK Tour for Judith Silverthorne

Thanks to the Pahkisimon Nuye?áh Library System in Air Ronge, Saskatchewan for a fabulous Northern Reading Program Tour!


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