Tag: writing workshops

Friday Fable: The Ass with the Draft Manuscript

You may know the old story of The Ass in the Lion’s Skin: One day, an ass spotted a lion’s skin that some hunters had left on the ground. The ass was tired of being treated like an ass, so he draped the lion’s… Continue Reading “Friday Fable: The Ass with the Draft Manuscript”

Friday Fable: The Writer and the Cottager

You may know the ancient tale of the Wild Boar and the Fox: A wild boar was about to take a walk in the woods one pleasant day, but he stopped to sharpen his tusks against the trunk of a tree first. A fox,… Continue Reading “Friday Fable: The Writer and the Cottager”

Ottawa Teen Author Fest: Write On!

If you’re a young writer in the Ottawa area, please come out on Wednesday for a discussion panel of YA authors, part of the Ottawa Public Library’s Teen Author Fest. Here’s the blurb: Write On!Find out what it takes to write like a pro… Continue Reading “Ottawa Teen Author Fest: Write On!”

Young Writers’ Workshops (What’s New Wednesday)

I went to my first ever writing workshop last week, and it was my own workshop. (Meaning that I had to stand at the front of the room rather than slouch in the back row.) I kept expecting the writing police to arrive at… Continue Reading “Young Writers’ Workshops (What’s New Wednesday)”

Upcoming Events for Children’s Writers

There are several upcoming events in the world of children’s literature within a few hours’ drive of home. (My home, that is.) Check these out: GET PUBLISHED! Creators share their experience, publishers tell all, and booksellers reveal the ins and outs of bookselling at this full-day… Continue Reading “Upcoming Events for Children’s Writers”

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