November 16, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Add to Calendar
Fireside Reading Room
100 Newport Drive Port Moody, B.C. V3H 5C3
Join us for a day of writing at the Port Moody Public Library's Writers' Fest! The day will be full of author panels, workshops, and more for writers of all ages. There will also be an opportunity to browse our local author tables, talk to the authors, and pick up a new book, or five! Register for each workshop separately.
Schedule of workshops and panels:
|9:30-10:30am||Publishing an eBook
An information session about publishing your book online and some of the e-publishing platforms available. All ages.
|10:45-11:45am||A Writer’s Guide to Self-promotion
In this workshop, local author Erik D'Souza will discuss three main components for developing your promotional campaign. It will be packed with tips and tricks, customized to you, the author. All ages.
Browse our local author tables, talk with other writers and readers, and pick up a new book, or five! Drop-in.
If you're an author/illustrator wanting to apply for a table, please fill out the application form and email it back to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop it off in person at the Information Desk in the Library.
|1:00-2:30pm||Writing Colourful Words/Worlds with Tanya Boteju
Learn how to bring your characters and writing alive with hit author, Tanya Boteju. This workshop is for teens ages 12+. Register here.
Three local authors discuss plotting particulars, and the individual processes they use when developing their novels. Award-winning author A.J. Devlin (Cobra Clutch), critically-acclaimed author Seamus Heffernan (The Thaddeus Grayle Series), and edgy, urban fantasy writer W.L. Hawkin (The Hollystone Mysteries) share secrets and tips for crafting everything from hard core crime fiction to comedy to fantasy thrillers. Followed with a Q&A. All ages.