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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 on October 13-16, 2016 and the Writer in Residence Program.
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I was a test case lab rat for perseverance Blog

I was a test case lab rat for perseverance

by Rebecca Wood Barrett When I was twenty and attending the University of Victoria, I agreed to be a lab rat in the psychology department for ten dollars an hour. After the first test was finished, I learned something vital about myself. I have the will to persevere. When we hear the word perseverance, we…

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Books Make Babies Grow News

Books Make Babies Grow

by Nicole Fitzgerald Spare change can have a powerful impact on children. A little jingle in a jar can help promote language, literacy and brain development thanks to the 2nd Annual Books for Babies program, which has partnered with the Whistler Writers Festival, to raise funds for new picture books for children of the Lil’wat…

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Sparkle and Grit: Inspiring Whistler’s Budding Entrepreneurs & Leaders News

Sparkle and Grit: Inspiring Whistler’s Budding Entrepreneurs & Leaders

SPARKLE AND GRIT Date: Wednesday, Oct 12 Time: 6:30-9:30pm Where: Rainbow Theatre, Whistler Join us for an uplifting speaking and film event featuring tales of “sparkle and grit” that will inspire Whistler’s budding entrepreneurs and leaders. Tickets are $10 and can be bought online – they sell out fast so grab yours today so you…

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