“I took Barbara Kyle’s excellent Master Class when I was stuck with my first novel. Those two great days were a turning point. I’ve recently finished my fifth book, and Barbara’s wise words still guide my way.” – bestselling mystery author Robert Rotenberg
“What a comfort to have your expert advice ‘on demand’.” – Janie Chang, author of Three Souls, nominated for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
Barbara was a Forum speaker at Ontario’s world-renowned Stratford Festival, shown here, and was a featured speaker in the University of Toronto Lecture Series. She has been the keynote speaker and workshop presenter for many writers’ organizations and writers’ conferences.
“Riveting Tudor drama in the bestselling vein of Philippa Gregory” – USA Today
“A heart-stopping thriller…Kyle is a master at her craft.” – RT Book Reviews
Barbara Kyle is the author of six acclaimed historical novels – the Thornleigh Saga series – all published internationally, and of contemporary thrillers. Over 450,000 copies of her books have been sold in seven countries. Barbara has taught writers at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies and is known for her dynamic workshops for many writers’ organizations and conferences. Before becoming an author Barbara enjoyed a twenty-year acting career in television, film, and stage productions in Canada and the U.S.
Barbara’s workshops, master classes, and manuscript evaluations have launched many writers to published success, including bestselling mystery author Robert Rotenberg, historical novelists Ann Birch, Tom Taylor, and Barbara Wade Rose, debut novelist Marissa Campbell, thriller writer Carrie Rubin, and Steven T. Wax for his award-winning memoir.