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Stories in the North is the home baking literary festival in Thessalon.

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 - … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

An Evening With Charles Wilkins

An Evening With Charles Wilkins

Stories in the North is still floating from the excitement of a very successful and fun-filled weekend with author Charles Wilkins. The weekend began with a dinner for our guest of honour with SiN members and their spouses present as well as some … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

A Photographic View of Open Mike Night

A Photographic View of Open Mike Night

The weather may have tried to get in the way of last Friday's Open Mike Night but there was no stopping contestants and audience members from showing up at Thessalon Legion! When all was said and done, it was a great night that culminated in an … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]