Registration

Creating Compelling Characters with Ibi Kaslik

Creating Compelling Characters with Ibi Kaslik

Mar 10, 2019 1:00pm – 4:00pm

What is story? Is a narrative simply a series of events happening to random people? No! Who is this story about is just as important as What is this story…

Playing the Short Game #2: You Sold a Story!: Contracts, Editing, & Reality with Douglas Smith

Playing the Short Game #2: You Sold a Story!: Contracts, Editing, & Reality with Douglas Smith

Mar 28, 2019 7:00pm – 9:00pm

**This is a FREE Members-only workshop. Space is limited. Please reserve your spot below. Following on from Douglas’ workshop in October 2017 and drawing…

WCYR Annual General Meeting + Self-publishing 101

WCYR Annual General Meeting + Self-publishing 101

Apr 7, 2019 1:00pm – 4:00pm

WCYR AGM 1:00-2:00pm (Open to all WCYR Members–Free) Self-Publishing 101 2:00-4:00pm (Open to everyone–$15.00 for WCYR members, $20.00 for non-members) WCYR’s…

Optimizing Personal Appearances with Gary McGugan

Optimizing Personal Appearances with Gary McGugan

Apr 17, 2019 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Author events in bookstores sell books! For 2019, WCYR has 2 initiatives to help members sell more through traditional retailers.  In May and June,…

Mega Local Authors Event

Mega Local Authors Event

May 4, 2019 – Jun 9, 2019 10:00am

At Chapters Newmarket and Chapters Markham The WCYR has teamed up with two local Chapters stores to feature up to 40 local authors—with no cost to you…

Pens ‘n Friends: Luncheon & Peer Critiques

Pens ‘n Friends: Luncheon & Peer Critiques

May 19, 2019 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Join us for lunch and a peer manuscript review session. We’ll begin with a light lunch of wraps, sandwiches and salads. Take this time to get to know…

Writing From a Reader's Perspective with Larry Weller

Writing From a Reader’s Perspective with Larry Weller

Jun 9, 2019 1:00pm – 4:00pm

The writer and the reader are in an intimate bond that crafts the work of art. By sending a novel or short story into the world, the writer is asking the…

York Writers Conference

York Writers Conference

Oct 26, 2019 9:00am – 5:30pm

Join the WCYR and friends for a full day of workshops, networking, and inspiration. Register early. Space is limited and prices go up July 1st, 2019. Your…