Monthly Archives: June 2010

Communicating For Cash Workshop

To All Atlantic Region Writers: A Weekend Full of Workshops The Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC), Atlantic Region, is excited to offer Communicating for Cash, a weekend workshop filled with sessions to show you how to make money from your writing and lots of opportunities to network and socialize with other professional writers. Workshop… Continue Reading

La Sagouine Charms Toronto!

La Sagouine, a play featuring one of Acadia’s most famous characters, was recently featured at Toronto’s Pleaides Theatre and enjoyed great success. Penned by Antonine Maillet, La Sagouine is portrayed by Viola Léger who embodies completely this 72 year old shrewd Acadian washerwoman. She presented a series of monologues in front of a Toronto audience… Continue Reading

Pegine’s Motivational Times

Be Bold – Have Faith by Pegine Echevarria To be BOLD you have to have faith: In your abilities In your purpose That you receive what you desire That you are favored Faith is built on experiences, perception of self and optimism about your future. Faith is driven by what you tell yourself about yourself.… Continue Reading

Maritime Writers’ Workshops

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned professional writer – the Maritime Writers’ Workshops is for you! Since 1975, the Maritime Writers’ Workshops (MWW) has delivered high caliber instruction to those seeking an intensive workshop experience. Over those 30 plus years, hundreds of people have participated, made new friends, and learned critical skills on… Continue Reading

Atlantic Author Day

On Saturday, June 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. more than 40 Atlantic Canadian writers will be signing books at participating stores across the region.  Come out and meet your favourite storytellers and pick up some great books for summer reading! Presented by Atlantic Books Today/Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association (APMA), Atlantic Author Day features… Continue Reading

Dr. Linda Hudson awarded “Service Above Self”

Rotary District Governor Gordon Dempsey is pleased to announce that Dr. Linda Hudson of Miramichi is the recipient of a prestigious “Service Above Self” award from Rotary International. This is only the second time in its history it has been awarded to a Rotarian from District 7810. Created in 1991, the “Service Above Self” award… Continue Reading

WFNB Elects New President & Begins 3-Year Plan

The Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick is about to embark on a three-year plan to enhance and expand its services to writers under the leadership of newly-elected president Rayanne Brennan. The Moncton-based magazine editor was acclaimed at the WFNB Board’s June meeting. The former weekly newspaper editor and daily newspaper correspondent is now a communications… Continue Reading