Our seminars, webinars and networking events provide safe, nurturing environments where our artists can speak freely about their work and broaden their professional network.
UPCOMING EVENT: Introduction to Self-Publishing
November 17, 2021 12:30 pm
With more writer’s looking for alternative options to traditional publishing, this workshop will provides an introduction to the essential elements of independent publishing. In the workshop, participants will learn about their publishing options, how to format and prepare their work for submission portals, royalties, important tools to help them along the way, marketing, and what comes after publication. The goal is to help answer common questions, demystify the independent publishing process and allow participants to make informed decisions about how to publish their work.SIGN UP NOW
ARCHIVED EVENT: Graphic Novels Masterclass
September 18, 2021 12:00 pm
Graphic novels have captured audiences of all ages for decades, bringing together the craft of writing and art of illustration. Join 2D Location Designer and Comic Artist Ashley Hafsal for a masterclass that will help you get started with your graphic novel journey.SIGN UP NOW
ARCHIVED EVENT: Introduction to Poetry
September 16, 2021 3:00 pm
Whether you’re just getting started or familiar with the craft, writing poetry can be a tricky art to master. Join writer and editor Terese Mason Pierre as we dive deeper into the structures, styles and techniques of one of the oldest forms of writing.SIGN UP NOW
ARCHIVED EVENT: The Art of the Pitch
August 17, 2021 12:00 pm
Attention writers! Have you finished a fantastic manuscript and are now looking to sell it? Join us for a workshop on the Art of the Pitch with Bryan Ibeas, fiction editor at Invisible Publishing and Hazel Millar, Co-Publisher of Book*hug Press. Come prepared to talk about your project, ask questions and have your pitch flash assessed!SIGN UP NOW
ARCHIVED EVENT: Money Matters
June 11, 2021 12:30 pm
Money issues? Who doesn’t have them! Join us for a Money Matters presentation with TD Business Management Analyst Jennifer Tomic, a TD employee who is very kindly volunteering her time and expertise. We have been very fortunate to partner with TD on our DD-TD Black Playwrights Program this past year. When we reached out to them about a LnL focussed on financial planning, they were happy to tailor one to our needs. Jennifer will discuss practical strategies for saving and making your dollars count as you invest for your future.SIGN UP NOW
ARCHIVED EVENT: How To Get An Agent: UK Edition
June 17, 2021 12:00 pm
Calling all fiction writers! UK-based agent, Madeleine Millburn, will be the panelist for this month’s Lunch N’ Learn on How To Get An Agent. During this workshop, Madeleine will address the following questions: how do I write a query letter? how do I get an agent? what is the process of a UK agent acquiring a Canadian writer And more! It is encouraged participants come with questions prepared. Note: Her presentation will be tailored specifically to fiction. Madeleine founded Madeleine Milburn Ltd in 2012, and it is now a major international literary agency based in the UK. Working with a network of publishers and producers based all over the world, Madeleine represents debut writers, journalists, and established authors. With her tight-knit team, she handles all rights to every book including UK, US, international and Film & TV.SIGN UP NOW
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