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Jennifer Honeybourn

Photo: Martin Dee 2017

Jennifer Honeybourn is a young adult and middle grade author who also writes under the pseudonym J.E. Hailstone. She's a fan of British accents, Broadway musicals, and epic, happily-ever-after love stories. If she could have dinner with anyone, dead or alive, she’d have high tea with Walt Disney, JK Rowling, and her nana. She lives in Stratford, Ontario with her husband, daughter and cat in a house filled with books.

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c/o Writers' Union of Canada


The Do-Over. Macmillan/Swoon Reads, 2020
Just My Luck. Macmillan/Swoon Reads, 2019
When Life Gives You Demons. Macmillan/Swoon Reads, 2018
Wesley James Ruined My Life. Macmillan/Swoon Reads, 2017
Escape Room: Thorn House (J.E. Hailstone). Razorbill, 2019


SCBWI Magazine Merit awards YA fiction/nonfiction category - Letter of Merit for YARN, 2016
Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection for Just My Luck, 2019
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :


Presentation Description

What Makes a Good Story?
Examines how voice, plot and other story elements are employed to create page-turning fiction.

Path to Publication/Life as an Author
Learn about what it takes to be traditionally published, as well as the ins and outs of life as a writer.

Presentation Length:
45-60 minutes
middle grade, young adult, romance, horror, humour
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Workshop Description:

From Idea to Reality
Inspiration is everywhere. In this hands-on workshop, we'll bild a story together by transforming an idea into a workable plot.

The Rules of Writing
In this workshop, students will learn some of the rules of writing good fiction, e.g. showing vs telling, common tropes.

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GST not applicable