Business Basics for Authors

6 week online course for aspiring and established authors Whether your a first time or established author, getting your head around the business side of the publishing industry can be difficult. There are many things to consider when becoming a published author,...

‘How Do I Write Dialogue?’ with Samantha Wheeler

Writing dialogue requires a unique set of skills. Capturing the voice of characters isn’t always an easy task. In this two hour workshop with acclaimed author, Samantha Wheeler, you will reconnect with an authentic voice that forms the crux of any good narrative in...

Bootcamp Commando: Author/Illustrator Giuseppe Poli

Move over Commando Steve, join author/illustrator Giuseppe Poli for an exclusive Picture Book Boot Camp. Aspiring authors and illustrators will need to come with 2-3 ideas/stories and a strong idea of what sort of book they want to make (eg: some already published...

Meet a Real Life Book Fairy

Michelle Worthington, Book Fairy Join award winning picture book author Michelle Worthington as she takes aspiring picture book authors throught the basics of writing stories for children. She will discuss the different formats of children’s books, how to work...

Free Community Event: Pathways to Publication

Community Event: Books@Stones Do you have a book idea in your head, heart or bottom drawer but don’t know where to start? This free community event, sponsored by local icon Books@Stones is for aspiring authors and illustrators who would like to learn more about...

How do I use Facebook?

Free Facebook Workshop Published, self-published and unpublished authors and illustrators ask me, “Do I really have to have a Facebook page, and if so, what do I do with it?” In this free workshop, I will answer all of your Facebook questions. But somewhat...