Month: May 2021

May 24, 2021

Books At Auction

The other day, at the end of our Writers’ Guild meeting, a common theme arose in conversation: how do we find a publisher and market our books to the right demographic segment to be successful? Questions like this are a common staple of the many many websites out there to help struggling writers get their stuff out into the world and be successful writers. This […]

May 17, 2021

Workshop on Elements of Indigenous Style

“The writer’s role is to be a menacer of the public’s conscience, He must have a position, a point of view. He must see the arts as a vehicle of social criticism and he must focus the issues of his time.” Rod Serling quoted in An Early Run-In With Censors Led Rod Serling to ‘The Twilight Zone’ For more context on the quote above visit […]

May 8, 2021

A Call for Tree Poetry Submissions

At our May 1st Friday meeting one of our members was reading poetry she had written and that sparked another member’s memory and she mentioned a call for ‘tree‘ poetry submissions for an Anthology by Cailtlin Press. Thanks Julianna. The Deadline for submitting is June 1, 2021. Information about format and other info required can be found in the page the link points at.

May 4, 2021

What Does Local Mean?

This is part of an ongoing discussion of Library books by Local authors.. Most of that happens off-line. In conversations with members of the Guild, and staff at the Library, one of the topics in this area is who and what does the designation ‘local author‘ really mean. Initially it’s a simple concept – if they live(d) here, wrote and published a book then they […]

May 4, 2021

The Sunflower Recipe Collection

The Sunflower Recipe Collection – A Doukhobor Cookbook by Ellen Sookavieff Call No: 641.5971 SOO Barcode: 35142002570793 At the Grand Forks & District Public Library’s web catalogue.