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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.


No Ordinary Day – A WCYR Anthology

Newmarket Communicty Centre & Lions Hall 200 Doug Duncan Drive, Newmarket, Ontario

Order your copy of the WCYR anthology No Ordinary Day No Ordinary Day on Amazon- click to purchase What does a journey to the extraordinary mean to you? From a vacation in Hel, to hook-ups … Read more

Web3 for Writers: Computer-Aided Writing and Art


This is a hands-on members only workshop. Participants will be taken step-by-step through the creation of their first piece of digital art. We will share tips and tricks for better results.


End of Year Event: It’s a Wrap

Newmarket Public Library, Multipurpose Room 438 Park Ave, Newmarket, Ontario

End of Year Event: It’s a Wrap!

Let’s catch up in real life. Join us for some time to chat with fellow WCYR members. We’ll  share our experiences of the joy of writing and celebrate our learning, submissions, acceptances, publications and rejections. 

The mic will be open. Come prepared to read a short piece of writing (3 minutes maximum) or sit back and enjoy listening to others. Sign up when you arrive.

Please bring a wrapped, gently used book for a book exchange. Print only the name of the genre on the label.


WCYR write-in sessions

Hey WCYR and WCDR members. This perk's for you! The virtual write-in sessions are held on Monday and Thursday* evenings and Sunday mornings. hosted by WCDR* Come prepared to work on your writing project and … Read more