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The Whistler Writing Society was founded in 2001 and became a non-profit organization in 2005. The group includes over 150 members. From its inception the group has promoted the literary arts, provided a forum for local writers to develop their craft within the community, and sponsored literary events for readers and writers alike, including the annual Whistler Writers Festival and the Writer in Residence Program. Buy Tickets to the 2017 Festival.
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Fiction Factory Short Story Competition News

Fiction Factory Short Story Competition

We are launching our second Short Story Competition. This is an international competition and submissions are welcome from writers worldwide. Entries must be in English. All genres welcome, except Children’s and YA. The closing date for entries is Jan 7, 2018. Maximum length is 3000 words. Winning stories will be published on the net and,…

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Thank you from the 2017 Whistler Writers Festival News

Thank you from the 2017 Whistler Writers Festival

When the day closes today so will the 16th annual Whistler Writers Festival. The effort to put on such an event is enormous. But I’ve come to learn that anything is possible with vision, dedication, hard work and the support of so many people of like minds. A bit of insanity doesn’t hurt either. Every year,…

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God is in the Details: A Writing Workshop with Rebecca Wood Barrett News

God is in the Details: A Writing Workshop with Rebecca Wood Barrett

Whistler’s own Rebecca Wood Barrett will be teaching a free creative writing workshop Friday, September 29th from 6-8pm at Maury Young Arts Centre during BC Culture Days. All writers, whether beginner or experienced, are welcome to participate. Please bring a pen and paper, or laptop as there will be writing exercises. Email rwoodbarrett@gmail.com to register.…

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