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Write After Lunch: A New SWG Talk Series

Did you ever wish you could lunch with an author? Dine on words? The SWG has just the program for you! Join us at noon on the first Tuesday of every month for our new luncheon craft talks.

Talks begin at 12:15 p.m. and end at 12:45 p.m., and you have two options to participate. You can attend in person at the Regina office (Suite 100, 1150-8th Avenue). *NEW: You may also visit the Saskatoon office and enjoy the livestream with others. Or if you prefer, you can participate from your home, office or favourite Wi-Fi spot as long as you have access to high speed Internet.* (See below for instructions)

The SWG is pleased to announce that we are now able to broadcast our sessions around the province and beyond using a live streaming video platform. We’ve chosen Livestream as our delivery system. This is a free service, but you do need to Login with your email and a password to access content. Instructions can be found at the bottome of this page.

If attending in person, bring a bagged lunch and listen to some of your favourite authors talk about the craft of writing. We’ll provide coffee, tea, and water. Write After Lunch is a public event open to everyone and there is no need to register.

November 4: Digital Storytelling
Speaker: Nova Alberts

Technological advances and social net-working have transformed the way that people choose and consume works of fiction. This Write-After-Lunch is designed to provide a snapshot of a number of innovative ways that storytellers are embracing digital technologies to help tell and promote their stories across multiple media.

In 2009, Nova Alberts fell in love with interactive media. She has since developed partnerships with over 35 local and national organizations, designed concepts for and/or consulted on almost 50 interactive projects, and travelled the country attending tech, marketing and digital content conferences to shine a light on the interactive talents in Saskatchewan. Nova was responsible for creating and delivering the Digital Media Initiative for the Saskatchewan Motion Pictures Industry Association (SMPIA) which aimed to provide support for content creators in the development, production and exhibition of rich and substantial interactive media experiences in Saskatchewan.

Prior to her work at SMPIA, Nova spent over 12 years producing approximately 140 broadcast hours of factual-based television programming. In 2005, her project Escape From Iran: The Hollywood Option (History Television, PBS) received a Gemini nomination for “Best History Documentary”, and was recognized with a Golden Sheaf at the Yorkton Short Film and Video Festival. Nova is an alumni of the CWC Technology & Digital Media Career Accelerator Program and holds a BFA from the University of Regina.



The SWG is pleased to announce that we are now able to “live stream” our free Write After Lunch series to anyone who has access to high speed Internet.

If you’d like to participate from your home, office or favourite Wi-Fi spot, you can easily do so. This is a free service, but you do need to Login to Livestream with your email and a password to access content. Set this up ahead of time.

To do so, either Google “Livestream,” or go to this URL: Set up your login then search for Write After Lunch with Nova Alberts.

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