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1. Archetypes, Characters & YOU — Donna Morrissey
2. Close Encounters: The Art of Writing Collaboratively — Dale R. Long and Tobin Elliott
3. Creativity KickStarter: Discovering the Power of Play – Heather Tucker12:30 PM
The exciting evening features:
– entertaining interviews and inspiring author readings
– opportunities to mingle with Canadian Authors, fellow writers and avid readers
– voting for the winnters of our Story Starters Contest
– exciting prizes and wondrous magic!
All this in a café-style atmosphere with a cash bar and sweet endings.
by Dorothea Helms8:45 AM
1. From Inspiration to Pub: Fiction Writer 101 – Ruth Walker
2. Writing for Healing – Laura Apol
3. INTERMEDIATE: Add a Little Queer to Your Fiction – M-E Girard
4. ADVANCED: Social Media – Anne MacLachlan
5. ADVANCED: Many Voices: Diversity in Memoir – Allyson Latta
by Wayson Choy11:30 AM
1. Publishing Roundtable – Mark Lefebvre, Jim Nason, Mike O’Connor, Carly Watters
2. INTERMEDIATE: Cultural Worldbuilding – Amanda Sun
3. INTERMEDIATE: Can’t Go Over It, Can’t Go Under It – Farzana Doctor
4. ADVANCED: Watch Your Language – Gwynn Scheltema
5. ADVANCED: Having Faith in Your Writing – Alison Pick
by Drew Hayden Taylor4:00 PM to 5:00 PM