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Get the Draft Done! Charles F. French


"You can do it. You can write that first draft, so that you can then go on to the act of revision. But the first draft must be completed before you can achieve your finished … Read more

$15.00 – $20.00

Even More Conference Speakers!


Join the WCYR and friends for a weekend full of workshops, networking, and inspiration. Register early. Space is limited and registration closes October 17th, 2021.

Date: October 22-24, 2021

Get Tickets $20.00 – $39.00 10 tickets left

Keynote and Honorary Patron of the WCYR Conference


The WCYR is proud to announce our second writers’ conference. This weekend event will bring together writers from all over York Region and beyond, along with guest speakers, editors, and publishers.

$20.00 – $39.00

Scrivener for Beginners


Back by popular demand.  In this members-only workshop, Kim will walk us through the process of getting ourselves up and running on the Scrivener program. Stick around for advanced tips and tricks that will get you organized and motivated to write.


The Genesis of Story – M.C. Perron (members only)


This members-only  workshop will examine the history of ideas, the importance of mental space in writing, how to use social media appropriately to find ideas and locate websites that are a continuous source of fodder.  We will discuss why it is important to let ideas percolate and how to use the M.I.C.E. quotient to figure out the kind of story you want to write and how to pinpoint what can help bring it to life.