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Ready? Set? WRITE! - with Gail Bowen


When: Saturday, March 17, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p. m. and 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Where: SWG Office (100 – 1150 8th Avenue)
Cost: $85 non-members, $65 SWG members, and $50 students

* Payments must be made no later than March 9th, 2018. If paying by cash or check please note on application if you will be bringing payment into our office or if you will be mailing it. You will not be able to pay at the event.


Writers write, right? When they’re not writing, they’re thinking about writing. Sometimes it isn’t easy getting started. It’s time to let go of your worries and get ready. How do you ready yourself to write? What helps you prepare to get the words on paper? This workshop will provide 10 steps to ready yourself to write the story you want to write. This session will be interactive, with a talk from Gail, a writing exercise for participants and a question and answer portion open to all and any questions about writing. Gail will also provide a direct response to participants’ original fiction writing submissions in a round-table setting. 

Participation will be limited to 15 participants, so please register in advance hereDeadline for registration is Friday, March 9, 2018. Please bring a bagged lunch. Each person will submit one piece of short fiction, to a maximum of ten pages, when registering.

For more information, or to submit your fiction writing, contact Oin Nicholson, SWG Program Coordinator: 306-791-7746 or swgevents@skwriter.com


Gail Bowen is an academic and playwright. Her best-known mystery series features Joanne Kilbourn, a university professor, sometime political columnist, and a wife, mother, and grandmother. Her sixteenth Joanne Kilbourn novel What’s Left Behind was published on March 1, 2016. The Winners Circle, the seventeenth novel in the Joanne Kilbourn mystery series, will be published in spring 2017.









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