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3 places you need to be in the next 2 weeks!

Saturday, September 14, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

This coming Saturday, join the TORONTO ROMANCE WRITERS  (TRW) for a FREEEEEE workshop with Leah Hultenschmidt, senior editor at Sourcebooks. Leah will be discussing how to hook an editor, common submission mistakes, what publishers are looking for, and today’s hot trends in publishing. Plus Q&A.

Location: Northern District Library, Room 200, 40 Orchard View Blvd. at Yonge & Eglinton.

THE FINE PRINT: TRW allows you to beta-test our awesome chapter: the first meeting is on us, the second is $5. Come check us out! We have chocolate!

Thursday, September 19, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

SISTERS IN CRIME (SinC) is a group for readers as well as writers. This Thursday, we kick off another season of awesome lectures, featuring Michael A. Levine, a distinguished insider in the worlds of Canadian publishing, film and TV.

 A former partner of Goodmans LLP, Michael is chairman of Westwood Creative Artists, Canada’s largest literary agency representing more than 400 authors. He is also chairman of Bravo!/FACT, director of the National Screen Institute and has served as executive producer of many fiction and non-fiction films and television properties, many of which tell Canadian stories, including:  “The Terry Fox Story,” “Republic of Doyle,” “Canadians: Biographies of a Nation,” and The Heritage Minutes for The CRB Foundation and Historica.

Michael will speak on “Representation of authors in a digital age: The mystery of multi-platforming.”

Location: Northern District Library, Room 200, 40 Orchard View Blvd. $5 guest admission fee.

Sunday, September 22, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

WORD ON THE STREET (WotS) Everyone and anyone to do with books and publishing will be there. All of the writer associations are located on Wellesley Street this year in the Writer’s Block Tent. TRW is in booth WB11. We have a ton of FREE BOOKS and swag.


More info here.


Do I Know You?

My buddy Joan Leacott, has a post about her experience volunteering to man person the Toronto Romance Writer at Word on the Street:

Do I Know You?

There’s even pictures! ;-D

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