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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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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. No registration is necessary. Please bring a pen and paper, or laptop as there will be writing exercises.…

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Book Donations Needed for Annual Book Sale News

Book Donations Needed for Annual Book Sale

This is the perfect time to make room on your bookshelves by clearing out all your previously read and loved books. Please pop your books in the collection boxes at the TD Bank in Marketplace or at Nesters Market. Alternatively, you can drop off larger donations at the home of Jane Reid: 8582 Buckhorn Drive,…

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Jane Eaton Hamilton on Risk Blog

Jane Eaton Hamilton on Risk

Probably the biggest risk in writing Weekend was using they/them pronouns for one of my characters. I hadn’t read a book which had done that, and it can dazzle with confusion, both for the author and the reader (was that correct? Was that really what the author meant? Wait … who is the author talking…

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