Author Archive | Jason Norman

Grant Writing Tips in Bite Size Pieces

Friday, February 11. 12-1pmFree to attend. Space is limited. February is coming!What is less fun than watching the Olympics but more fun than preparing your taxes?That’s right – writing a grant! Join Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) literary consultant Brenda Hennig for a noon hour presentation on Friday, 11 February 2022 at 12 noon. […]

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Wolf Moon Guided Write Night with Samantha Warwick

Monday, January 175:00-6:15 PM MSTJOIN US ON ZOOM “A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity,” wrote Franz Kafka one hundred years ago. And here we are, nearly two years into a collective experience that is perpetuating ongoing mental health challenges for many writers. Our individual circumstances will differ—too much isolation, too little uninterrupted time, trouble […]

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Online Workshop: Storytelling Through Comics with Teresa Wong

Saturday, November 20th. 10-11AMZoomWGA Members: $25 Non-members: $35Students $10Space is limited Cartoonist and graphic memoirist Teresa Wong walks through the basics of visual storytelling through comics. We’ll discuss some of the technical choices comic artists make to shape their stories and work on a short comic together. No artistic skills necessary. Teresa Wong is the […]

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Alberta Culture Days Free Workshops

For Alberta Culture Days the WGA is offering a day of free writing workshops held over Zoom. Writers of all skill levels are welcome to sign up for one or all three. Space is limited so register today! 9AM – John O’Neil – Short Fiction: Dialogue and DescriptionIn this informal, hands-on workshop, participants will be […]

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2021 Webinar 4 Pack

Members get 4 webinars for the price of 3. Special early bird price to get your new year started off right. Purchase the 4 Pack today and you will get sent the link for each webinar prior to its start date, as well as the recording of the webinar afterwards. All webinars occur on the […]

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WGA Game Week

What’s better than a good old fashioned game night? Three game nights! We have all been working hard writing our novels and stories in the early morning or late night hours. We’ve been getting kids ready for virtual school while virtual grocery shopping for very real antacids, so we deserve some time to just have […]

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Call for Jurors: 2021 Alberta Literary Awards

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is calling all avid readers, writers, teachers, students, or people who just straight up love literature to join our awards jury this season. This is an opportunity to be “in the room” when the 2021 finalists and winners are chosen. Every year the WGA presents awards in eight categories, plus […]

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Virtual Town Hall July 9

WGA Virtual Town Hall

Thursday, July 9th. 6:30 pm Join us for a virtual town hall and have your say on the WGA’s programming since the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled all of our in-person events and drove more of the activity online.  How has your experience been with online webinars, workshops, and readings so far?Is there any programming you have […]

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