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 […]

Well, hello there…want to be a SiNner?

Welcome to Stories in the North’s website. Yes, we’ve been a bit slack this past year but we’re back, rejuvenated, and ready for our second decade. Are you? Watch for details on events coming soon. What kind of events? Maybe an Open Mike to start, then some fundraising events and of course some super-fun author […]

SiN with Gail Anderson-Dargatz

SiN with Gail Anderson-Dargatz

Another event over. Another great author connection made. This one with Gail Anderson-Dargatz. We are thrilled and honoured to have connected with this talented Canadian author. It was wonderful having Gail with us for a couple of days sharing her knowledge, wisdom and especially her stories. Gail Anderson-Dargatz already had so many fans in Algoma (going back […]

SiN presents: author Gail Anderson-Dargatz on June 25th

SiN presents: author Gail Anderson-Dargatz on June 25th

You’ve been waiting and we’ve got details on author Gail Anderson-Dargatz. And yes! She’s coming to Thessalon. Stories in the North is excited to bring Anderson-Dargatz, a two-time Giller nominated novelist, to town on Saturday, June 25. Anderson-Dargatz will be in Thessalon to teach writing workshops and to share with us at an evening of reading and music. The […]

Open Mike Night in Thessalon is Friday, May 13: It’s your bad luck if you miss out.

Open Mike Night in Thessalon is Friday, May 13: It’s your bad luck if you miss out.

The ever-popular Open Mike night, an event SiN likes to describe as “a talent show of a different sort”, takes place Friday, May 13 downstairs at the Royal Canadian Legion in Thessalon. Start time is 7 p.m. There are still openings in each of the four categories; Poetry, Music & Lyrics, True Stories and Fiction. In […]

Short story contest winners announced

Short story contest winners announced

The day you’ve been waiting for has arrived! We’re announcing the winners of the Stories in the North 2015 Short Story Contest. Before we get to the winners, we’d like to thank everyone who entered. As for the contest itself, it ran in early summer and we didn’t have a ton of rules this year. Entries had 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 […]

Wasn’t that a party? Latest author event a success

Wasn’t that a party? Latest author event a success

We’re still coming down from the “high” of our latest author event. How fun was THAT? First off, we started out with 24 people enjoying a very informative workshop with Brian Henry. Brian’s workshops are always filled to the brim with oodles of information for all levels of writers from plotting your novel right through […]