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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

And The Winners Are….

And….the winners of the Stories in the North 2nd Annual Short Story contest are… Drumroll please! And….(as we were saying)…the winners of the Stories in the North 2nd Annual Short Story contest are… in the adult category: 1st Prize – Laurie Milito (My Grandmother’s Pearls) 2nd Prize – Peggy Lauzon (Bad Hair Day) 3rd Prize […]

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 […]