Member Announcements

Literary Reading or Event

On January 16th 2018 I will be in Belleville Ontario from 7:30 to 9 PM at the Maranatha Church on 100 College St. West doing a reading and presentation for the Hastings Historical Society monthly meeting in relation to my writings of the 1300's pre-contact Turtle Isalnad. This is a free event. http... More

Members' Activity

I have been honoured to have my book I Am Algonquin voted into th Top 10 for theKingstonWriters Fest Canada 150 Books I will be doing eading Wednesday November 29t at the Holiday Inn 2 Princess Street Kingston in the Bellevue Ballroom along with theother authors whose books also made theTop 1.The... More

Members' Activity

On Nov. 16, 2017, about 8 pm, I'll be talking to the Dartmouth Chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women. My topic will be the many women highlighted in the recent Nova Scotia Museum exhibit entitled "Vanguard: 150 Years of Remarkable Nova Scotians." I researched and wrote the exhbit. More

Members' Activity

From Crete, to Canada, to Craiova. https://bcbooklook.com/2017/10/06/crete-to-canada-to-craiova/ More

New Publication

Shirley Bigelow DeKelver's young adult epic fantasy novel CHILD  OF THE ANCIENTS, was released by Solstice Shadows, a subsidiary of Solstice Publishing, on October 3, 2017. www.solsticepublishing.com/shirley-bigelow-dekelver/ A terrifying catastrophe in the past has blocked young Aurie's memories,... More

New Publication

Shirley Bigelow DeKelver's young adult epic fantasy novel CHILD  OF THE ANCIENTS, was released by Solstice Shadows, a subsidiary of Solstice Publishing, on October 3, 2017. www.solsticepublishing.com/shirley-bigelow-dekelver/ A terrifying catastrophe in the past has blocked young Aurie's memories,... More

New Publication

Thelma Wheatley's novel TAMARIND SKY, about inter-racial love and marriageunder British colonial era in colonial Ceylon (later Sr Lanka)  based on her own "mixed" marriage in Toronto in the 1960s and '70s, was published on September 19th, 2017, in Sri Lanka by Vijitha Yapa Publictions (in English... More

Workshop

Author Kathy-Diane Leveille is organizing an Artist Way E-Circle to begin November 1st and run for 6 weeks (breaking December 15th), and resuming for the final 6 weeks the first week of January.  It will use Julia Cameron’s “It’s Never Too Late to Begin Again.” While the book is geared towards... More

New Publication

Amazon Jungle Adventure was launched in Ottawa at Books on Beechwood on September 10 to the music of the Andes.  This is a story with brilliant illustrations based on my children's jungle visits when we lived in Ecuador.  Andrea and Alex fly into a remote area and meet the people and animals.  More... More

Calls For Submission

Replacing HB Creativity's Instant Hook Writing Contest for this year (2017/18) will be the New Hook Writing Contest deadline (31st December, 2017) The main change is this: your 250 word extract no longer has to be from the very beginning of your novel-in-progress, but the extract has to riff on... More

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