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Get the Write Scoop: A Writing Workshop with Mary Harelkin Bishop


When:
  Saturday, October 26 | 1:00--4:00 p.m.
Where: Suite 719 - 7th floor, Delta Bessborough | 601 Spadina Crescent, Saskatoon 

Cost:
member: $48+GST, student member: $36+GST; 
         non-member: $72+GST, student non-member: $48+GST
        

So, you've always wanted to be a writer! Come to "The Write Scoop" session and get practical advice, ideas, and suggestions from Mary Harelkin Bishop. She is the author of the very successful The Moose Jaw Tunnels Series, Seeds of Hope: A Prairie Story and Moving Forward: The Journey of Paralympian Colette Bourgonje. The author will share tips that have worked for her on where ideas come from; how to start writing; how to keep interest and excitement building; editing and revising and much more. Please come prepared with writing material to make notes and do a little writing.

This workshop is an exciting way to follow your dream of writing!


Mary Harelkin Bishop has lived in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan since she was 12 years old and considers herself a prairie person. Writing has always been a very important aspect in her life. Mary knew she was a writer when she was nine years old. She cannot imagine life without writing. Her first published book was Tunnels of Time: A Moose Jaw Adventure, by Coteau Books in 2000. This was followed by the sequel, Tunnels of Terror: Another Moose Jaw Adventure, in 2001 and Tunnels of Treachery: A Third Moose Jaw Adventure in 2003. The fourth book in the Tunnels series, Tunnels of Tyranny, was published in spring 2005. In October 2007, the fifth book in the series, Next Stop - Chicago, was published by Trek 2000. Seeds of Hope: A Prairie Story was self-published in the fall of 2008. Her newest book is a biography entitled Moving Forward: The Journey of  Paralympian Colette Bourgonje. Mary has had a few poems and a short story published in local publications as well. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her family and friends walking, biking and skiing. Reading and writing are her passions in life.

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To register for this workshop, please fill out and submit the registration form by email to swgevents@skwriter.com or by fax to (306) 565-8554.

For more information about the workshop, please contact SWG Program Assistant Milena at swgevents@skwriter.com or (306) 791-7746. 


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