Something for Readers! Something for Writers! If you haven't visited the NorthWords Literary Festival website, I urge you to check it out to see what's happening Oct 3-5 in the heart of Muskoka: http://www.northwords.org/. Launching the festival are 17 exciting Canadian Authors gathering for seven events in addition to the full day Writers' Workshop. This is the 4th year for NorthWords and the first time it is held in Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada.
All of the authors will share from their work and experience in ways that will be of interest to both writers and readers. Seventeen published authors in one place is an incredible opportunity to learn about your craft from those who have faced the same struggles I have when I sit down at my computer to weave my tales.
This festival is also designed to entertain book lovers with the opportunity to speak with those whose stories transport readers to other times and places!
Here’s the weekend line up:
Friday, October 3:
Writers’ Workshop with authors, Anne Lazurko and Michael Wuitchik. Plus an agent panel discussion with Rachel Letofsky (The Cooke Agency), Olga Filina (The Rights Factory), Monica Pacheco (Anne McDermid & Associates Ltd.)! 9 am – 3 pm
Pitch Sessions: Looking to get your work in front of an agent? Here’s your chance! Register to book a session with one or more of three agents!
Saturday, October 4:
The Saturday Morning Funnies - Richard Scrimger and Jim Foster will entertain you over Breakfast, 9 am – 11 am
Conversation with four debut novelists, Krista Foss, Ali Bryan, Janet Turpin-Myers and Anne Lazurko as they share lunch and the excitement of their first novel publications. 12 pm – 2 pm
Sunday, October 5:
Breakfast with Novelists, Michelle Berry and Catherine Bush as they share their literary journeys, 9:30am – 11:00 am
If you’re interested in attending this literary event, please see http://www.northwords.org/our
for event pricing and registration. So, if you’re in
or near the area, please plan to attend. You won’t be sorry to rub elbows with
some of Canada’s finest authors! Cheers!