Meeting Schedule 2014/2015:
Summer break. Happy writing!
September 21, 2014: James Dewar: Poet, Editor, Publisher
October 19, 2014: Bruce Pirrie: writer for Second City, Professor: Humber College
November 16, 2014: Sherry Coman
December 14: Sue Reynolds, award-winning author, writing mentor, publisher, poet
January 19 : Ian Brown, author, journalist
February 22: Susan Swan, Journalist, feminist, novelist, activist, teacher
Monthly Meetings include a featured speaker from the industry, local literary news, networking time, and an awesome raffle draw.
Lunch can be ordered from Brewery Bay’s extensive and diverse menu.
meeting: 11:30 a.m.
- Non-members $12.00
optional workshop: 1:30 pm
Down by the Bay, 121 Mississaga St. East, Orillia
Click below to read about past speakers:
June 22, 2014: Ted Barris, author of The Great Escape and Professor, Journalism/Broadcasting Centennial College
May 25, 2014: Drea Cohane, literary agent, The Rights Factory
March 23, 2014: Antanas Sileika Author, Director, The Humber School for Writers
April 13, 2014: Karen Hood-Caddy - Writing as if Your Soul Depended on It. Workshop: Responding to the Call of Your Writerly Soul
February 16, 2014: Julie Czerneda – Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing? It’s not like the others
January 19, 2014: Barbara Turner-Vesselago - Freefall Writing * this meeting will begin at 11:30, with the workshop following at 1:00 pm (*Barbara will also lead the mini workshop )
December 15, 2013: Ruth E. Walker, author of Living Underground
November 17, 2013: Allyson Latta on telling secrets
* Allyson will be leading the optional workshop: The Inviting Door - first page assessments
October 20, 2013: Sharon Clare – Wish I’d Known
September 15, 2013:Alissa York – The Madness Method
May: Cordelia Strube - The Fictional Impulse
March 17, 2013: Halli Villegas, Publisher of Tightrope Books
February 17, 2013: Bruce Meyer, Poet Laureate of Barrie
December 16, 2012: Jessica Westhead: Writing and Getting Published
November 18, 2012: Richard Scrimger and the Need for Story