B.R. Myers

Halifax, Canada


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Always in the mood for a good scare, B.R. Myers spent most of her teen years behind the covers of Lois Duncan, Ray Bradbury, and Stephen King. Her YA contemporary coming of age novel, GIRL ON THE RUN, was chosen by the Canadian Children's Book Centre as a BEST BOOK for TEENS for 2016. When she's not putting her characters in awkward situations, she works as a registered nurse. A member of the Writer's Federation of Nova Scotia, she lives in Halifax with her husband and two children—and there is still a stack of books on her bedside table.

Favorite Books

Pride and Prejudice, Harry Potter, The Thirteenth Tale, A Suitable Boy, The Little Friend, The Finger Smith

Favorite Quotes

“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.”
― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

Favorite Genres

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Most Recent Blog Posts

Friday, October 18th, 2019

First Drafts Are for Getting It Down, Not Getting It "Right"

The hardest part about writing the first draft... is writing the first draft.For Rogue Princess, I wrote the first three chapters in a week, and then it stalled. For almost a year. But Tianna and Aidan were never far from my thoughts, so when I saw the next Swoon Reads deadline was coming up, I rolled up my sleeves, determined ... Read More


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Saturday, March 9th, 2019

And the winning cover for ROGUE PRINCESS is...

She steals a space ship to flee a forced marriage, but instead finds a handsome stowaway with a secret!Hi everyone! Rogue Princess is a gender-swapped retelling of Cinderella set on the futuristic planet of Astor, and it is my pleasure to reveal the cover that you have chosen!It is incredible how the team at Swoon Reads tackled combining the feeling ... Read More


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Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

Swoon Author B.R. Myers: A New Title Fit for Space Royalty

The title for Never Once came from the last words spoken at the end of the book. I thought it was fitting as a fairy tale retelling and I liked the simplicity. Shortly after Swoon acquired my story, Holly told me the title would probably change. From a marketing perspective the original title didn’t quite fit with the sci-fi setting ... Read More


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