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 […]

75+ Reasons to Check Out The SiN Silent Auction

75+ Reasons to Check Out The SiN Silent Auction

Do you like shopping? Do you like finding one-of-a-kind treasures? Do you like supporting fantastic non-profit groups like Stories in the North? Those are a few reasons you might want to stop in to Thessalon’s Northern Credit Union to see our Silent Auction but you want to know a better one? We have nearly 80–that’s […]

Want to have a sneak peek at our auction?

Want to have a sneak peek at our auction?

Hey everyone: Don’t tell the rest of the Stories in the North group (uh oh do you think they’ll read this?) but I’m giving a sneak peek at our silent auction. That’s right! We are once again holding a fun, exciting, interesting, creative silent auction as one of our main fundraisers. Stories in the North […]

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 […]

Upcoming SiN Workshops — for Writers and Would-be Writers

Upcoming SiN Workshops — for Writers and Would-be Writers

Are you a writer or just have an inkling that you’d like to try your hand at it? Perhaps you just want to learn some new skills? Or maybe you just like hanging out with published authors? Stories in the North is calling all of you to take part in one or both of the upcoming […]

Short Story Contest Theme Announced!

Short Story Contest Theme Announced!

Shout Out to Algoma Writers Ever wanted to write a story and maybe even win a cash prize? Sharpen those pencils and put on your thinking cap for Stories in the North’s 2nd annual short story contest. “Lost and Found” is the theme of this year’s contest. Think about all the ways things could be […]

April 4 Open Mike Spaces Still Available: All Categories

Come one! Come all! Open Mike is on Friday April 4th, 7:30 pm. We’ve still got a lot of spaces left, so the cash prizes are up for grabs. We’re looking forward to a great evening of poetry, fiction, true stories and words and music. We have  people coming from as far as Elliot Lake […]

Open Mike Spaces Still Available: All Categories

Open Mike Spaces Still Available: All Categories

Come one! Come all! Open Mike is on Friday April 4th, 7:30 pm. We’ve still got a lot of spaces left, so the cash prizes are up for grabs. We’re looking forward to a great evening of poetry, fiction, true stories and words and music. We have  people coming from as far as Elliot Lake […]

Change of Location: How to Get Published Workshop

We’ve had such great response for our March 23 workshop on How to Get Published, with Brian Henry. As a result we’ve had to change our location. We will no longer be at Algoma Manor. Instead, please join us in the basement of Zion United Church. (Services are taking place elsewhere this Sunday.) The church […]

Workshops with Brian Henry

Writing is one thing – getting published is quite another. It’s always good to have some knowledgeable guidance when you venture out into the big, bad world of publishing. With that in mind, SiN has booked a special publishing workshop with author and Ryerson University instructor Brian Henry. Brian’s blog, Quick Brown Fox, is rife with […]