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 […]

SiN announces Short Story Contest!

SiN announces Short Story Contest!

Algoma area writers, get your pens and keyboards ready – you’ve got less than a month! For what? Why, to write your entry for the Stories in the North Short Story Contest! That’s right. We’ve already announced the details of our3rd Annual Short Story Contest so if you haven’t heard yet, you might want to get […]

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 […]

A Look Back at November’s Open Mike Night

A Look Back at November’s Open Mike Night

We’re a little slow at reporting on our last event and late or not, we’d be doing an injustice if we didn’t share the details of that event with you. It was our November Open Mike Night! First of all, some people wonder why we spell “mike” as we do and not as “mic” since “mic” […]

What’s SiN Doing Now?

What’s SiN Doing Now?

What’s Stories in the North up to now? First up is….(drum roll, please)….OPEN MIKE! That’s right. We are holding an OPEN MIKE NIGHT so save the date. It’ll be Friday, November 14th beginning at 7 p.m. (downstairs) at the Royal Canadian Legion (Branch 182) in Thessalon. Rumour has it the ever-entertaining Gerry Clark will be […]

Evening Show with Waubgeshig Rice

Evening Show with Waubgeshig Rice

Stories in the North is still coming down from the excitement of our recent event. We’ve been sharing photos of the weekend with you for the past couple of days. Here’s a look at the grand finale…the evening show! As you know, our evening shows feature the author–in this case, Waubgeshig Rice, author of  the […]

Workshops with Waub and John

Workshops with Waub and John

Did you attend the recent Stories in the North workshops with Waubgeshig Rice and John Degen? If so, you just may see yourself in today’s post. As promised, we’re sharing more photos from that weekend. Today’s photos are all about the workshops. We started out bright and early Saturday morning with a great crowd in […]

A Weekend With Waubgeshig Rice

A Weekend With Waubgeshig Rice

Well, folks…it’s hard to believe it’s been over a week since the Stories in the North author event. To all of you who attended: wasn’t that a blast? We had SO MUCH fun right from the start of the weekend when we hosted some of our special guests to dinner. We continued with the fun […]

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 […]