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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Third Place Winner in the SiN Short Story Contest

Hello again faithful readers! We’re excited to share with you the final entry of our top three short story contest entries. Congratulations to Virginia Funk. Thanks to Virginia, the other winners and to each of you who entered. We appreciate that each of you took the time to enter. Keep writing. For now, here’s Virginia’s […]

Second Place Prize Winner in the SiN Short Story Contest

Hello everyone: It’s time to share another winning story with you. This one is by faithful SiN supporter Peggy Lauzon. A big congratulations again, Peggy. Here’s her story: Bad Hair Day By Peggy Lauzon “Just a trim,” my mother instructed the hairdresser before she clicked out the door on high heels. It was the week […]

First Prize Winner in the SiN Short Story Contest

Hey Everyone: We’re excited to share with you the first place prize winner in our short story contest. Congratulations once again to Laurie Milito. Here’s her prize winning submission. MY GRANDMOTHER’S PEARLS – A Memoir I have only ever made three trips to the little cemetery on the Old Cote Road. Each time it was […]