Author Archive | Julie Robinson


Webinar: Research and Narrative Nonfiction with Omar Mouallem

Research and Narrative Nonfiction with Omar Mouallem WGA, CAA and CNFC Members: $25, Nonmembers: $35 Students:$10 Literary nonfiction. Creative nonfiction. Long-form journalism. The genre goes by many names, but the goal is the same: writing a strong narrative with compelling characters and a unique voice, without sacrificing the truth. How’s this achieved? With patience, pointed […]

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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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ALBERTA LITERARY MAGAZINE SAMPLER-Exclusive Member Offer! Get one issue of each magazine for $25 per year. That’s four different magazines for only $25. Subscribe when you renew your membership, or sign up today using the link below! The Prairie Journal has been publishing the Best in the West, since 1983. It is a literary magazine, so […]

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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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