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

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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

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]