Nov. 24 Paula Dunning and Jeff Hinich

Nov. 24 Paula Dunning and Jeff Hinich

Find the universal themes in your stories. ‘Tis the writing season with Nanowrimoers gearing up for their month-long writing marathon. Support yourself and your work by coming to Bruce Mines on Saturday Nov. 24th for a day of writing and song with Paula Dunning and Jeff Hinich. We’ll be at the community hall, right in […]

Meet Sophie Edwards OAC’s new Northeastern Representative

Meet Sophie Edwards OAC’s new Northeastern Representative

She wants to hear about your project. In Thessalon: Tuesday, June 12 from 2-4 pm at 248 Water St. In the Sault: Wednesday, June 13. 1-4 pm = Drop in one-on-one sessions. 6-8 pm = Learn about available grants and brainstorm. Call 1-844-711-5034 to book your one-on-one in the Sault. We, at SiN, are so […]

Trivia Night a Success!

Trivia Night a Success!

Wasn’t that fun? We had a great crowd out  and a VERY successful Trivia Night. Big, big thanks to that amazing trivia team who so capably runs these events that some of us SIN members actually sat down and PLAYED! What a guilty pleasure for us. And how about those questions compiled by Heidi Werner […]

Trivia Night on Saturday January 27th

Trivia Night on Saturday January 27th

Join us for a Trivia Night Fundraiser on Saturday January 27th! The event will take place at the IOOF Hall in Thessalon and will feature all those great Trivia Night goodies you love — like a cash bar, a half-time snack, and lots of laughs. And of course, a cash prize for the winning team […]

Polish Your Script!

Polish Your Script!

Dust off your notebook and find that favourite story, poem or song. Stories in the North is having an Open Mike on Sept. 23. Cash prizes are up for grabs. If you aren’t a writer or poet, come anyway. It’s a fun night and the audience decides who will win by secret ballot. Thanks to […]

Mark Your Calendar: Sept 26th

Mark Your Calendar: Sept 26th

We are thrilled to announce our upcoming author event on Sept. 26th with Lauren Carter. Lauren grew up in Blind River and has ancestors who lived on Manitoulin Island. Her first novel, Swarm, was long-listed for Canada Reads 2014. It’s a great read about a small island community (similar to Manitoulin Island) trying to survive after the […]

We’re back! Join us April 25

We’re back! Join us April 25

Brian Henry will teach us how to build our stories followed by an evening of wilderness tales and foot-stompin’, step-dancin’ fun as Paton Lodge Lindsay teams up with the O’Schraves He gave the best publishing workshop many of us had ever attended so, of course, we had to invite him back! This time, Brian Henry will be […]

Silent Auction a Great Success!

Stories in the North is pleased to report this year’s annual silent auction was our most successful yet. We raised more than $1,200 for local story contests, open mikes and visiting author events. Bravo to committee member Ali Doi, who worked hard to contact sponsors. We are incredibly thankful for all of the community support […]

Save the Date! Sept. 27th: A day of workshops and readings

Save the Date! Sept. 27th: A day of workshops and readings

We’re proud to present our next visiting author Waubgeshig Rice. Originally from Wasauksing, an island across from Parry Sound, Waub developed his passion for storytelling while listening to his elders’ stories. He started writing as a teen and some of those stories were collected in Midnight Sweatlodge, published by Theytus Books in 2011. He also started a journalism career young […]

Charlie Wilkins: A Peek into the Writing Life. Don’t miss our May 3 Workshops!

Charlie Wilkins: A Peek into the Writing Life. Don’t miss our May 3 Workshops!

“I thought I wouldn’t say things to offend anyone but, before long, I realized I needed to portray people as I perceived them for the theatre of the story.” -Charles Wilkins, who spent more than a month with 16 other people on a tiny boat rowing across the Atlantic Ocean. Then he wrote a book […]