Elephant Rock Writers Retreat [Minnesota]

Elephant Rock Writers Retreat [Minnesota]

SPONSOR OF THE WEEK   GET WEBSITES THAT ROCK, BOOK COVERS THAT SIZZLE Shaila Abdullah has over a decade of experience designing websites for authors. Being an award-winning author herself, she understands the industry, and will provide you with a content management website that reflects your unique style, genre, and personality. Other design services such … Continue reading

Local Author Series – Roger Morrison [Lindsay]

Local Author Series – Roger Morrison [Lindsay]

On Thursday, September 26 at 7pm, the Kawartha Lakes Public Library is pleased to present local author, R.H. Morrison, in the Meeting Room of the Lindsay branch. Visit the author’s website: http://www.rhmorrison.ca/ For more information about the Autumn Local Author Series pick up a brochure at your local library. If you are an author and interested … Continue reading

Literary Journals in Ontario

Literary Journals in Ontario

Arc As a nationally focused magazine whose exclusive focus is poetry and poetry-related reviews, interviews and articles, Arc occupies near-exclusive terrain: it has the longest uninterrupted publishing history of a poetry-only literary journal in the country, is the only one of its kind in Ontario, and maintains a commitment to extensive critical discussion of poetry as a … Continue reading

Writers, have you subscribed to Brian Henry’s newsletter?

Writers, have you subscribed to Brian Henry’s newsletter?

I highly recommend getting your name added to Brian Henry’s newsletter email list. Here’s a sample of what you will find: Writing Markets and Contests Quirk Books free “Looking for Love” novel contest with $10,000 prize and publication … more The Alice Munro Short Story Contest wants your entry, and the Malahat Review is accepting regular submissions and submissions for nonfiction contest … Continue reading

Are you ready for Camp NaNoWriMo?

Are you ready for Camp NaNoWriMo?

Based on November’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), Camp NaNoWriMo provides the online support, tracking tools, and hard deadline to help you write the rough draft of your novel in a month… other than November! Camp NaNoWriMo was established in 2011 as a project of the Office of Letters and Light, the parent 501(c)(3) nonprofit to National Novel Writing … Continue reading

Lakefield Literary Festival – July 12 – 14 [Lakefield]

Lakefield Literary Festival – July 12 – 14 [Lakefield]

The Lakefield Literary Festival celebrates its rich literary heritage each July on the weekend closest to Margaret Laurence’s birthday, and showcases many current Canadian authors. The festival was created to celebrate the work of Catharine Parr Traill, Susanna Moodie and Margaret Laurence, among others, all of whom lived and wrote in Lakefield. Highlights: ANIMALS ABOUND … Continue reading

Summer at the Library! Get ready and GO!

Summer at the Library! Get ready and GO!

Besides heading to the library for the air conditioning and free Wi-Fi (in Lindsay, Bobcaygeon and Fenelon Falls), sign up for some fun programs! Children’s Programs Travelling Tots – Tuesdays @ 10:30 am [Lindsay] Start your day with stories, songs, crafts and fun! No registration required. Crafts To Go – Thursdays @ 2:00 pm [Lindsay] … Continue reading