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Past Events

READING EVENT 17: Sunday Brunch - Bill Richardson in Conversation

READING EVENT 17: Sunday Brunch - Bill Richardson in Conversation

Whistler, BC
With Emma Donoghue, Shilpi Somaya Gowda, Harold R. Johnson, Richard Van Camp Includes brunch. Sponsored by: The Self Publishing Agency Perhaps now more than ever, we need thoughtful conversations that go beyond the headlines and sound bites. Indulge your cravings for insight and honesty during...
Sunday, October 20 2019 11:00 AM 1:00 PM

READING EVENT 15: A Walk to a Lost Lake and Back

READING EVENT 15: A Walk to a Lost Lake and Back

Whistler, BC
Maude Barlow, Michael Crummey, Wakefield Brewster, Anakana Schofield Includes hot chocolate Solvitur ambulando. “It is solved by walking.” Take a walk with us to the beach and back through the pine forests of Lost Lake Park. Inhale a dose of fresh air, and enjoy an invigorating walk and writerl...
Sunday, October 20 2019 9:00 AM 10:00 AM

READING EVENT 16: New Voices Rising

READING EVENT 16: New Voices Rising

Whistler, BC
Heige S. Boehm, Eufemia Fantetti, D.A. Lockhart, Linda Quennec, Kelly S. Thompson, Shannon Webb-Campbell The books from our emerging authors may be new to your reading list, but these are certainly voices you won’t soon forget. Join us to hear this constellation of rising stars as they read from...
Sunday, October 20 2019 9:00 AM 10:30 AM

READING EVENT 14: Saturday Night Gala

READING EVENT 14: Saturday Night Gala

Whistler, BC
Bill Richardson in conversation with Maude Barlow and Omar El Akkad Includes a glass of wine Sponsored by: RGF Integrated Wealth Management The planet’s growing population is causing resources to become scarce, while the effects of climate change threaten communities worldwide. Join moderator ...
Saturday, October 19 2019 8:00 PM 10:00 PM

READING EVENT 13: The Domestic Thriller

READING EVENT 13: The Domestic Thriller

Whistler, BC
Megan Gail Coles, Amber Cowie, Robyn Harding, Marissa Stapley A fresh new genre, the Domestic Thriller is on the upswing, in suspense stories set in environments that make them seem as though they could happen to you. Join Megan Gail Coles (Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club) Amber ...
Saturday, October 19 2019 4:45 PM 6:15 PM

READING EVENT 12: Writers of Fiction:

READING EVENT 12: Writers of Fiction:

Whistler, BC
Nazanine Hozar, Steven Price, Bill Richardson, Anakana Schofield, WIBA Winner Join moderator Cornelia Hoogland to delve into our guest authors’ stories and their worlds of fiction—deliberately imagined accounts that impact with emotional force and have the power to transform. Nazanine Hozar (Ari...
Saturday, October 19 2019 3:00 PM 4:30 PM

WORKSHOP 10: Action and Dialogue for Young Writers (Under 19)

WORKSHOP 10: Action and Dialogue for Young Writers (Under 19)

Whistler, BC
With Tim Wynne-Jones Sponsored by: Vision Pacific Contracting Ltd. The best way we get to know the characters in a novel is not through exposition or internal monologue but by what they actually do and what they say. In this workshop, we will look at writing in scenes rather than in summary, “s...
Saturday, October 19 2019 2:30 PM 4:00 PM

WORKSHOP 8: Building Better Characters: Using Psychology to Create Three-dimensional Characters

WORKSHOP 8: Building Better Characters: Using Psychology to Create Three-dimensional Characters

Whistler, BC
With Eileen Cook Sponsored by: Stonebridge at Whistler Fascinating, irresistible characters are what keep readers turning pages. They become invested in those individuals and how they will respond to the challenges put forward by the plot. This workshop explores how psychological techniques (fr...
Saturday, October 19 2019 2:30 PM 4:30 PM

WORKSHOP 9: Dialogue: Shaken, not Stirred

WORKSHOP 9: Dialogue: Shaken, not Stirred

Whistler, BC
With Katherine Koller This workshop is for writers working in all forms, and encourages the use of dialogue in not only dramatic works but creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, graphic novel and hybrid forms. Katherine Koller, playwright, screenwriter and author (Winning Chance), will lead parti...
Saturday, October 19 2019 2:30 PM 4:30 PM

READING EVENT 11: Crime Writers Lunch

READING EVENT 11: Crime Writers Lunch

Whistler, BC
With Jim Brown, Lynn Coady, Andrew Pyper, and Joel Scott Includes lunch Sponsored by: RE/MAX Sea to Sky Real Estate Feet Banks steals us away through the malevolent and intriguing pages of the crime, mystery and suspense genres. Come listen to our guest authors read from their spine-tingling w...
Saturday, October 19 2019 1:15 PM 2:15 PM
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