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Short Story Glow Up Writing Workshop (Grande Prairie)

Rotary Training Room,Grande Prairie Public LibrarySaturday, February 8th, 1:00pm – 4:00pm Join local author and 2019 Governor General’s Literary Awards finalist Sue Farrell Holler in this exciting writing workshop for wordsmiths. This short story writing workshop is designed to help write a first attempt or glow up a draft for GPPL’s Collins Writing Contest. This […]

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WordBridge: Lethbridge Writing Conference

WordBridge: Lethbridge Writing Conference February 7-8, 2020 Keynote Speakers: Robert J. Sawyer and Thornten Nesch Tickets on sale now! Pre-Conference February 7, 2020 Good Times Comedy Club314 – 7th Street, Lethbridge AB Events Include:9:30 am – 12:00 pm: Memoir MorningAll memoirs matter. Whether writing for publication, for family and friends, or for yourself, learn why memoirs are […]

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February YYC Freedom of Expression Event

Sam Warwick in conversation with Marcello Di Cintio and Christina Frangou on Freedom of Expression and Negotiating Various Forms of Censorship

**SAVE THE DATE** Sam Warwick in conversation with Marcello Di Cintio and Christina Frangou on Freedom of Expression and Negotiating Various Forms of Censorship Thursday, February 27, 2020Doors 6:00 | 7:00—9:00 pmRose & Crown Pub & Restaurant Private room upstairs1503 4th St SW, Calgary | FREE WGA Freedom to Read Week EventSeating is first-come, first […]

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Monday Write Nights at EPL

We are thrilled to partner with Edmonton Public Library and Capital City Press for Monday Write Nights. Drop-in and join us Monday nights at a different EPL branch. Join us in 2020 as we continue our free drop-in writing nights! Meet and chat with other writers, learn about WGA and EPL programs, or just get […]

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WGA (YYC) Write Night at the Rose & Crown Pub in Acknowledgement of Mental Health for Writers

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | Doors 6:00 (social time)Writing prompts or self-directed freewrite 700—8:15 p.m.Rose & Crown Pub, private room upstairs, 1503 4th St SW, Calgary.Seating is first-come, first served.  With a nod to “Blue Monday” (the supposed most depressing day of the year occurring two days before this session) — we will gather at our private room at the […]

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Blue Monday (Edmonton)

Monday, January 20, 20206:30 – 8:30 pmGlass Bookshop – Unit C215, 10200 102 Ave. NW On Blue Monday we talk about writing and mental health. Join us at Glass Bookshop on Monday, January 20th to hear from writers talk about their mental health journeys. Our guest speakers are Rayanne Haines and Shawn Hamm. There are […]

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Social Media for Writers Webinar

Friday, January 24, 2020, noonFREE and exclusive to WGA members Writers are busy and don’t have a ton of time for all the hustle involved in self-marketing, which publishers have come to expect. Join social media specialist Haley Overland in a conversation about social media for the busy writer. Get straightforward tips on creating optimal […]

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WGA Holiday Office Hours

The WGA offices will be closed from noon on December 20, 2019 to January 3, 2020. Regular office hours will resume on Monday, January 6. We wish you all the best of the holiday season and the new year!

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