Writers' Weekend 2012
Saturday, February 4
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Join us at the Central Library on Saturday, February 4 for our fantastic Writers' Weekend lineup of programs:
FINDING THE FACTS – HISTORICAL RESEARCH FOR WRITERS
The art of historical research. Christine Hayes explores the best ways to research for any writing project.
10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Register.
10 WAYS TO KILL YOUR WRITING
Join Susan Toy of Alberta Books Canada as she examines the 10 vital elements of marketing and promotion.
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Register.
PUBLISHING AND EDITING
An editor and two publishers from the Book Publishing Association of Alberta share their insights into the industry along with guidelines for submissions.
12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Register.
MAKE IT IN MAGAZINES
Join multiple award winning writer Marcello Di Cintio as he explores the world of magazine writing.
1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Register.
MAINLINING THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE
Poetry provides the most intense verbal expression of love and seduction. Discover what makes the best love poems so arousing with Rosemary Griebel and Julie Sedivy.
2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Register.
SEX SELLS IN EVERY GENRE
Join four multi-published romance authors for tips and tricks on the craft of writing sensual, emotional love scenes from sweet to scorching.
3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Register.
2012 Featured Contributors:
Alberta Books Canada
Alberta Playwrights' Network
Alexandra Writers' Centre Society
Book Publishers Association of Alberta
Calgary Association of Romance Writers of America
Crime Writers of Canada
Imaginative Fiction Writers Association (IFWA)
People's Poetry Festival
Society of Childrens' Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)
When Words Collide Conference
Writers' Guild of Alberta (WGA)