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I write novels, short stories, flash fiction, poetry, story collections, essays, and young adult fiction. My stories are about everyday people tackling immigration, racism, alienation, war, politics, romance, poverty, terrorism, and surviving.

No Entry, September 1 Release date

No Entry, September 1 Release date

In No Entry, Canadian teenager, Yael Amar, signs on to an elephant conservation program and ends up coming face to face with violence, greed, and murder and the taste of a very real danger for all of us: elephant extinction. The story takes place in South Africa’s famous, breathtaking Kruger National Park...

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White Zion

White Zion

White Zion is a novel in stories that takes readers into the worlds of 19th century Yemen, pre-State Israel, modern Israel and modern Canada...

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Passport Control

Passport Control

Miriam Gil knows little about Israel. Her father won’t talk about his life there or the brother he left behind when he came to Canada. Hurt and angry when he tells her to move out to make room for his new girlfriend, she enrolls in an Israeli university. She falls in love with Guy... 

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King of the Class

King of the Class

Eve and Manny are engaged in post-civil war Israel, but Manny has a secret: he’s falling in love with his religious roots and turning his back on moral relativism. As their wedding date approaches...

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Recent Blogs

18 October 2019
Writing Tips
1.Learn something that has nothing to do with writing--often. Take a gardening course, photography, dance, archaeology, religion, anything. Career writers must have compelling things to write about. Am I the only one who notic...
18 October 2019
News and Events
If you read Passport Control, White Zion, or No Entry, please leave a review on Amazon and/or Goodreads. It can be one line. It's tremendously helpful for all authors for people to leave reviews because people are naturall...
17 October 2019
News and Events
This one made me laugh out loud.Would love to hear your views on this advice:Seven years ago, one of my spawnlings told me I needed to write a blog. I forget which one ... I often get them confused, but it was probably the same...
16 October 2019
News and Events
 Hi Gila,I hope all is well with you.Had to write and tell you how much I enjoyed your short stories in your September newsletter. You are so talented.Your newsletter is always a highlight in my mailbox.Take care, and thanks again for the newsle...
15 October 2019
News and Events
 October 23, I'm guest hosting with Dave Pezza of Boston's NovelClass. Tune in for our discussion of If You Want To Make God Laugh by author Bianca Marais. My new novel No Entry is set in South Africa's Kruger National Par...
11 October 2019
News and Events
 This Will Only Take a Minute: Canadian Flash Fiction Anthology – Deadline: December 31, 2021, 11:59 PMBrevity is the soul of wit, as William Shakespeare wrote in one of his longer plays, Hamlet. Flash Fiction, brief stori...
11 October 2019
News and Events
I've lined up some excellent author interviews for you, so grab a coffee and enjoy.Preview: Dan Sofer has an exciting giveaway coming up November 6.So excited to be hosting in the coming months:Dan Sofer, Deborah...

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Hi. I'm Gila Green. I've been writing and editing for the last two decades and on this site I want to share my updates and thoughts about writing in general and specifically in Israel, where I write as a Canadian ex-pat and mother of five children. Here you can find blog posts, videos about creativity, marketing, publishing, and interviews with other authors. I invite you to sign up for my newsletter, check out my YouTube channel and browse through my books. Then please share your thoughts with me via the contact form below. I look forward to the possibility of hearing from you soon.

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WRITING FICTION: Flash Fiction

START DATE: Monday, January 6, 2020

START DATE: Monday, January 6, 2020

DURATION:  8 weeks

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  In this course, we will use short readings and instructor critiques to teach participants how to craft story ideas into flash fiction. We focus on carving your work down to its essence, while still conveying meaning through the successful interplay between character, conflict, and theme.

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I love to help writers with their writing and my editing services cover novels, memoir, non-fiction, short stories, collections, essays, and serials.

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