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

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]

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. … [Continue reading]

Workshops with Brian Henry

Writing is one thing - getting published is quite another. It's always good to have some knowledgeable guidance when you venture out into the big, bad world of publishing. With that in mind, SiN has booked a special publishing workshop with author … [Continue reading]

Paula Dunning on CBC

Local writer Paula Dunning was featured on The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright, reading her piece "Snowbird". Paula began this essay in September at the writing binge. At dinner we read from the day's writing; when Paula read this piece to us we … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

NaNoWriMo!

Hey, all you wannabe novel writers! Stories in the North is holding a kick-off party at the Thessalon Library on Friday November 1st, from 7:00-9:00 p.m.   We also have four group writing dates during the month, all at the … [Continue reading]