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About Crystal Bourque

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Crystal was born Toronto, Ontario. She fell in love with reading at an early age, and was heavily influenced by children’s classics like James and the Giant Peach, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Fairy Rebel.

Toronto International Book Fair

Toronto International Book Fair

Music, however, became her passion. For over a decade, she dedicated the majority of her daily life, training to become a classical singer. Writing was a secret she preferred to keep to herself. When no one was watching, she would spend her free time, typing away on a keyboard.

 

While university was a wonderful experience, it taught her that singing wasn’t what she really wanted. She preferred daydreaming instead.

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

At the urging of her mother, who reminded her that it is possible to make a living daydreaming, Crystal searched for inspiration in the form of a continuing education writing course at, George Brown College. Two short courses later, her first short was story published.

 

Encouraged by this success, in the winter of 2013, Crystal decided to take her writing to the next level. She was accepted into the Humber College’s Author Correspondence program. Through this course, she completed the first novel in The Book of Eve Series, Eve’s Return.

Crystal Bourque She decided that direct publishing was an exciting way to get her work in the hands of her readers.

 

In the summer of 2013, her publishing company, Everything’s Temporary was born.

Crystal currently resides in a tiny apartment with her husband, Andrew Gaudet. Together, they co-host, Goldilocks and the Three Cares, a podcast where they discuss what’s too hot, too cold, and just right about a direct published novel.

 

Get in touch with Crystal on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube or email her at: info@everythingstemporary.com

Interviews:

The Cult of Me: http://thecultofme.blogspot.ca/2014/05/guest-author-interview-crystal-bourque.html
Indie Book Promo: http://indiebookpromo.com/2014/07/interview-crystal-bourque-author-eves-return
Fast Five with Elle Rush: http://www.ellerush.com/fast-five-with-crystal-bourque

Features:

Indie Author News: http://www.indieauthornews.com/2014/02/featured-indie-book-eves-return-crystal-a-bourque.html
Paulette’s Papers: http://paulettespapers.com/?p=6554

 

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Crystal Bourque

Crystal Bourque is an up and coming, new adult, urban fantasy author. She is obsessed with all things fantastical, so much so that she has a recurring dream about being a princess with a sword. When she’s not busy writing, she loves trying new recipes, plotting her next travel destination, and singing loudly.