My wonderful first novel, Cinnamon Toast and the End of the World, was released by Hachette Ireland on March 1, 2013, and by Hachette Canada on May 7, 2013.

Work on my second novel, No Good Reason (working title) is ongoing.  Details will follow when I feel a bit more confident about the final shape it's going to take.

News for March

res-Janet Cameron Cinnamon Toast tour - with Suzanne in Eason Dublin Airport 080313News for March

res-009Well, first of all...it exists! Cinnamon Toast and the End of the World is printed and in stores all over Ireland. I'm overwhelmed. In fact I'm going a bit mad. The book's also a big hit in my apartment, largely because the top of the box provides a pleasant place to sleep for my roommate Jenny the cat. But let's move on.

News for January/February

News for January/February

First of all, I received word of a Canadian release date for Cinnamon Toast and the End of the World: May 7, 2013. Mark your calendars! Please.

Secondly...oh my freakin' God! It's...

News for October

So far...

The deadline for the Irish Writers' Centre's Novel Fair Contest is coming up - October 17.  You can read more about it here. Send in your chapters, people. I got a book deal out of it. You could be next.

Also in the news, I'm proud to report that this website has received the full approval and backing of Nettie Morine, otherwise known as my mother. When reached for comment, Nettie elaborated that everything looked 'very nice, dear.' 

 

News for November/December

News for November/December

Better late than never? Um, right?

Well, first of all, the major edits are done. I added 5,500 words of new material to the manuscript, did some fine-tuning and a few cuts, and sent the whole thing off to Hachette in mid-November. On the day I finished (or attempted to) there were hellishly loud renovations going on in the apartment downstairs: drills, saws, rotors, everything but a school marching band. Unfortunately...

News for September

At the beginning of the month, Hachette put together a press release, which got picked up by the Irish Writer's Centre (check it out) and Irish Publishing News (have a look). It was overwhelming seeing all this in print - somehow makes it real. 

I also found out that the book is actually available for pre-order on amazon.com and amazon.co.uk.  No cover yet, as you can see, and the final edits aren't in place, but still. More proof that this is actually going to happen.

If you'd like to have a look at that press release without going through the links, here it is:

HACHETTE BOOKS IRELAND

PRESS RELEASE

29 August 2012

Hachette Books Ireland sign book deal with 2012 Irish Writers' Centre Novel Fair Winner

Hachette Ireland have just acquired World Rights for Irish-by-marriage Canadian born author Janet E Cameron's

 

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Get your copy of Cinnamon Toast and the End of the World here

...in Ireland and the UK 

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In the U.S.A.

In Canada...or try here. Or go independent.

"...astonishingly good....a juicy coming-of-age story...also an important read." The Globe and Mail

"...poignant...heart-wrenching. This stunning debut will surely appeal to both teenage readers and adults." Quill & Quire, starred review

"Witty, devastating, with a melancholy humour..." Sunday Business Post

"...page-turning, top drawer stuff..." BGE Book Club

"...warm, witty, heartfelt and utterly engaging..." The Irish News

"A stunning debut. I loved it." The Irish Examiner