Meet the Author – Casia Schreyer

Moondust and Madness

casia schreyer -  headshotCasia Schreyer is an author from rural Manitoba. She is married with two children and has been focusing on her family and her writing.


So Casia, what genres and authors do you enjoy reading?

I’ll read anything, really. I prefer fantasy, sci-fi, and horror, I guess but I also like suspense, intrigue, thriller, bizzaro, mystery, general fiction, and even the occasional romance. More than anything right now I read children’s books with my kids.

As to authors, where to start? We just lost Terry Prachet, he was one of my favourites. Agatha Christie, Stephen King, Anne Bishop, Laurel K Hamilton, Orson Scott Card, HJ Bradley, Ashlyn Forge … I don’t think I’m even scratching the surface!

With so many interests, what genres do you write in? What age groups are your books for?

Again I prefer fantasy and science fiction. I don’t think I’d be very good at horror though…

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Saving the World, One Child at a Time

Our author, Casia Schreyer, is undertaking an important charitable endeavour. Read all about it here.

Casia Schreyer - Author

Yeah, okay, the title may be a little pretentious, but I’m paraphrasing a friend. Some of you may recall back in November when I released my first novel, Nothing Everything Nothing, I donated half the profits to Kids Help Phone. In a little over a month I raised $236.00 for this worthwhile cause.

For those of you who don’t know, Kids Help Phone is a crisis hotline aimed at helping children and youth across Canada. They are available 24/7, by phone and online. Kids can call with any issue – abuse, bullying, mental health questions, rape, sexual exploitation, suicidal thoughts, and more. You can find out more at kidshelpphone.ca.

Nothing Everything Nothing deals mostly with bullying and suicide but touches on sexual harassment, street harassment, eating disorders, popularity, and the importance of getting the help you need. It is my firm belief, and there are statistics out there to back…

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