One of Our Own Beats Out Margaret Atwood!

One of Our Own Beats Out Margaret Atwood!

We are absolutely chuffed here at Stories in the North to announce Elizabeth Creith is this year’s recipient of Ontario Library Service North’s Louise de Kiriline Lawrence award for non-fiction. The award recognizes a Northern Ontario author who has made an outstanding contribution to Northern culture. And catch this: Elizabeth was shortlisted alongside another none other […]

The Story Contest…

…deadline has passed, and we had a decent response to our very first contest. We’re so excited that so many of you wrote your stories and sent them in to us. The judges have them now, and we’ll be announcing the results here and on our Facebook page on August 31st. Stay tuned! Aside from […]

Sssssshh! Silent Auction!

Stories in the North has a silent auction running from now until noon on August 2nd. It’s at the Northern Credit Union on Main Street in Thessalon. We have some great summer reading, a pack of books with Thessalon connections, a genuine Japanese kimono in silk and cotton, gardening kits, a pamper-yourself spa basket and […]

A Day with the Horrorista

A Day with the Horrorista

Susie Moloney bills herself as a “horrorista” on her Facebook page, but she is much, much more than that. To start with, she’s a great workshop leader. The morning workshop was about backstory. Even if the character’s backstory doesn’t end up as part of the story on the page, the author has to know it […]

Spring Workshops and Show with Susie Moloney: She’s Come a Long Way Baby!

Spring Workshops and Show with Susie Moloney: She’s Come a Long Way Baby!

Visiting Author Susie Moloney Coming to Thessalon on May 4th, 2013 Stories in the North is proud to announce it will be hosting Susie Moloney on Saturday May 4th, 2013 for a day of workshops and an evening performance of her work alongside jazz stylings from the Jeff Holmes Band.

And the winners are…

The Open Mike is over, and the winners, as judged by an enthusiastic audience, are: Fiction: Angie Gallop True Stories: a tie between Pauline Clark and Ali Doi Poetry: A tie between Dawn Nash and Cindy Crawford The quilt was won by Donna Blois. Congratulations to Donna, Angie, Ali, Pauline, Dawn and Cindy. In spite […]

Open Mike, Saturday October 1st!

Hear ye! Hear ye! Stories in the North will be holding an Open Mike evening on October 1st, 2011. (That’s a Saturday night.) We’ll be holding it, as usual, downstairs at the Legion in Thessalon. This time we have an added attraction. We’ll be making the draw for the quilt – yes, this quilt – […]

Sssssssshhhhhhhh!

Sssssssshhhhhhhh!

Don’t tell anyone, but the Silent Auction was a huge success. We had dozens of great items up for bid, and all of them sold. The money we raised will go to bring authors and workshop leaders to Stories in the North. We want to thank everybody who bid for their support, and we’d also […]

Saturday…

…is the big day. We have a few spots left for the two workshops, Writing with Courage at 10 a.m. with Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, and Screenwriting at 1:30 p.m. with Shane Belcourt. Lunch included. Even if the workshops aren’t your thing, don’t miss the performance at 7:00 p.m. at the Oddfellows’ Hall on Main Street in […]

Open Mike June 25th!

We’re doing it again – another Open Mike night with food, fun and fabulous fifty-dollar prizes in each category. Our entrants are starting to get wise! As of this writing, we have only a few spots left, and they’re all in songwriting. Most of the people performing in this round signed up at the end […]