Get Feedback on your Writing !

Get Feedback on your Writing !

Looks: 1 THE FEDERATION OF BC WRITERS invites all local writers to A BLUE PENCIL CAFE Do you write poetry, fiction or nonfiction? Would you like feedback on the mechanics of your piece such as the pacing, voice, character and plot? This is your chance. To register submit up to 3 pages (750 words) to jenniferlynnmanuel@gmail.com by April 16. […]

Local Author, Jen Manuel

Local Author, Jen Manuel

Looks: 6 “Some came as savers, trying to “save” the natives, some as ‘runners”, running from their own problems using the remoteness as a hiding place, and “users, using work on reserves as a springboard of experience.“ Come to the Book Launch Party…see more information. How well do you know your neighbour? Your sister? Your […]

Short Fiction Writing Contest

Short Fiction Writing Contest

Looks: 10 There are many wonderful budding writers in the Cowichan Valley. To get your work noticed can prove challenging. For most, it takes years of perseverance. That’s why I was excited when the Duncan Journal offered to host a short fiction-writing contest. You will not only get a chance to win some money as […]

Taking Creative Risks: The World of Lynn Johnston

Taking Creative Risks: The World of Lynn Johnston

Looks: 1 Taking Creative Risks: The World of Lynn Johnston   Jennifer Manuel   I grew up with the Pattersons. The family showed up on my doorstep every Sunday. There was Elly and her husband, John, plus their three children, Michael, Elizabeth, and April. Elly told me all about her struggles with domestic life and […]