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Indexing: The Art of Writing Reader-Friendly Indexes for Nonfiction Books

Saturday, July 7, 2018 10:00 – 11:00 am (mountain time) Online $25 members, $35 non-members Indexing: The Art of Writing Reader-Friendly Indexes for Nonfiction Books Often considered to be a roadmap to the contents of a nonfiction book, a thoughtfully written index can help make the difference between a book being merely entertaining, and being […]

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Quirks and Flaws (Character Building)

Quirks and Flaws (Character Building) by Tyler Gajda A large part of my experience making fictional characters comes from my time with role-playing games, mostly Dungeons & Dragons. Creating a character in an RPG is precisely the same as when writing fiction. You both have to make very broad decisions about where this person fits […]

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Bridging Cultures Through Writing

Bridging Cultures Through Writing Multicultural Writing Forum Series Sunday, April 15 2:30 – 4:30 Action for Healthy Communities  100, 10578 – 113 Street, Edmonton FREE   Hosted by Edmonton Chinese Writing Club and Writers’ Guild of Alberta   Moderated by Dr. Leilei Chen, four multicultural writers speak about why they chose to be a writer, the meaning of writing for […]

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Borderlines Writers Circle Readings 2018

BORDERLINES WRITERS CIRCLE READINGS Thursday, March 15, 2018 7:00 pm Whitemud Crossing Library (Whitemud Crossing Shopping Centre, 4211 – 106 Street) FREE The WGA and Edmonton Public Library present an evening of new work from six multicultural, multilingual writers in celebration of the completion of the 2017 Borderlines Writers Circle program. Join Mila Philipzig, Leilei Chen, […]

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Webinar–SMASH ALL teh RULEZ

March 24, 10:00 – 11:00 AM (Mountain time) Online $25 members (WGA, CAA, & Stroll of Poets), $35 non-members Students $10 Smash All teh Rulez English has almost infinite expressive potential, but when it comes to the rules it’s a game everyone will lose sooner or later. Why is that? Because we made it that […]

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WGA Blog: WGA Writers Make a Significant Contribution

Home: Stories Connecting Us All is a celebratory anthology of multicultural stories edited by Tololwa Mollel and assistant editor Scott Sabo. Several Edmonton and provincial organizations initiated the compilation and publication of this e-book founded on the belief that sharing stories is a way of addressing issues that many newcomers to Canada face. “Perhaps sharing […]

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WGA Webinar: Demystifying the Literary Agent

“Demystifying the Literary Agent” with Carolyn Forde Saturday, January 20, 2018 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Online $25 WGA, CAA, TWUC and Stroll members  $35 non-members Has the question ‘Do I need an agent?’ ever crossed your mind? What about the question ‘How does a writer find an agent?’ Carolyn Forde, at Westwood Creative Artists, will […]

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Borderlines Writers Circle Visits U of A

On Friday, November 24, thanks to Borderlines Writers Circle participant Dr. Leilei Chen, the Writers’ Guild of Alberta partnered with the University of Alberta to offer students of ENGL 102 E1: Introduction to Critical Analysis, a Bridging Program course, an enhanced writing experience. Four other Borderlines members, Nine, Mila, Luciana and Shimelis, shared their backgrounds in […]

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