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 […]

Brian Henry Workshop a Great Success

Brian Henry Workshop a Great Success

When Brian Henry came to teach us how to get published, he shared a trade secret. From the following three factors: 1. a good book 2. luck 3. persistence you only need two to succeed. (Think it over: Harry Potter = a good book and persistence; Twilight = persistence and luck; any ‘overnight success’ = a good book and luck) We’d […]

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 […]

Elliot Lake Open Mike, and NaNoWriMo

The Elliot Lake writers’ group is holding an open mike Saturday November 16th at Grace Christian Church. There are still three spots available in true stories, one in music and two in poetry. What an opportunity for a fun evening and a chance at a $50 prize in your chosen category! I can’t believe they […]

Dawn Nash

Dawn Nash

We are so very sorry to hear of the death of one of our fans, a strong supporter of our Open Mike nights and a talented poet, Dawn Nash. Dawn attended several of our Open Mike nights, and had just spoken to Angie Gallop about regretfully having to miss the next one. We are going […]