Due to improving COVID-19 conditions, we will offer in-person presentations. We also will continue to offer ZOOM as an alternate way to attend. Contact us for details.

 

Sat., June 4th, 2022 --

 

Frances Peck

Sentences With Style

What exactly happens when you rearrange a sentence, and suddenly it’s sharper and stronger?

The study of syntax (word order) may have gone the way of foolscap and fountain pens, but it has a lot to teach us about clarity, emphasis, and rhythm.

Join us as we dust off some intriguing syntax techniques and explore how they can punch up your writing

More details HERE

Attend IN-PERSON or via ZOOM!

Coquitlam Public Library City Centre Branch

 (Pinetree/Lougheed) Room 136

OR USE ZOOM: To participate in our online meeting, please send

an e-mail to: tri.city.wordsmiths@gmail.com with a request to attend

More Events/Dates:

Sat., August 6th, 2022 -

Writing History as Fiction

with writer, editor, and broadcaster

Margie Taylor

Every work of history is also a work of fiction. What are the techniques and research tools available to the novelist when writing about the past? How can you keep your scenes, dialogues, and supporting characters authentic and historically accurate?

Join us for a discussion of the ways in which we can use our literary imagination to create dynamic and believable creative nonfiction. 

More details HERE

Sat., Oct. 1st, 2022 -- TBD

Sat., Dec. 3rd, 2022 --

Renée Sarojini Saklikar

Presentation TBD

Visit her websites below, for more information. Renée has lots of expertise to share! https://thecanadaproject.wordpress.com/; https://thotjbap.com

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Writers Meeting Writers Since 2013

 Our Mission

To increase knowledge and skill in the literary arts

To provide support and encouragement

To exchange ideas

Member Events and Achievements

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Nov 6, 2021 

Lyn Ayre launched her new book, 'Murder on Belcut Mountain'.

 It is available online at Amazon.

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May 1, 2021 

Trevor Atkins launched his new book, 'The Day the Pirates Went Mad.' It is available online at Amazon and at Western Sky Books.

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March 6, 2021 

Bev Gyori launched her new book,   'My New Tomorrow.' It is available online at Amazon and at Western Sky Books.

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Feb 11, 2021 

Author Erik D'Souza launched "Death in Halfmoon Bay." The book is a cozy/traditional mystery set in the Sunshine Coast. Now available at Western Sky Books.