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International Festival of Authors -- Keep an eye out here for complete information and IN coverage of Toronto, Canada's 25th annual International Festival of Authors, Canada's largest assembly of literary talent, which will feature over one hundred writers from around the world. October 19 to 29, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queen's Quay West, Toronto, Ontario. 416-973-4000. http://www.readings.org
18th Annual Vancouver International Writers Festival -- The Writers Festival attracts the world's best writers to Vancouver. Internationally renowned and undiscovered authors mingle with 11,000 readers of all ages in intimate, interactive and informal settings on Granville Island, an urban oasis in the heart of Vancouver. This year the festival and Random House of Canada are pleased to present a special event with John Irving, author of the acclaimed bestsellers The World According to Garp and The Cider House Rules, reading from his new book, Until I Find You. October 18-23, 2005 http://www.writersfest.bc.ca/
The Humboldt County Children's Author Festival -- This October, 26 authors and illustrators will come to Humboldt from throughout California, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Utah, Florida and Indiana. They will travel to 60 Humboldt County schools, talk about themselves and their work to thousands of schoolchildren, and spend a day at a public autographing session in the Main Library in Eureka, where their books can be purchased. October 19-22, 2005 http://www.authorfest.org/
Tell Me a Story: Narrative Poetry -- Lecture on Narrative Poetry followed by refreshments and open poetry reading by Sal Amico M. Buttaci, poet and executive board member of the New Jersey Poetry Society, Inc. Princeton University Book Store, University Place, Princeton, New Jersey. October 22, 2-4 pm. $10. 609-882-4784 (Edith Kaltovich, President of NJPS, Inc.) http://www.geocities.com/sambpoet email: email@example.com
Professional Coaching For Healthcare Specialists: Creating A New Story -- Three Teleclasses of 1 hour 15 minutes by telephone. The presenter is David Krueger, MD, October 18. 7pm (3 Tuesdays ending November 1, 2005) Alternate time: October 20, 2 pm (3 Thursdays ending November 3, 2005). $97. 281.397.9001 http://www.mentorpath.com/events.htm email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Banff Mountain Book Festival 2005 -- Bringing mountain stories to life! The 12th annual Banff Mountain Book Festival, presented by Canadian Mountain Holidays and National Geographic, celebrates the world’s best mountain and adventure travel stories. November 2 - 4, 2005 http://www.banffcentre.ca/mountainculture/2005/festivals/book/
Creating a Promotion Package For Your Fiction Or Non-fiction Book -- UCLA presents a class for emerging and experienced writers. Instructor: Carolyn Howard-Johnson. November 5 at 9 am, $98. 310-825-9415 to register. Email: email@example.com or contact Marcus Hennessey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 310-825-9415. For the presenter: http://carolynhowardjohnson.com
The Indespensable Emotion -- Your protagonists/characters experience many emotions, but only one is absolutely essential to plot. Make it work for you to build characterization, drive plot, and hook ready sympathy for your characters' plight. Bayshore Menonite, Myrtle & Bayshore Drive (across from Jungle Gardens), Sarasota Florida. November 16, 10 am-3 pm, with an hour off for lunch. To register call 941-351-2050
Writing No-No's -- Learn the seven common problems that keep manuscripts from being published, and how to fix them. Bayshore Menonite, Myrtle Bayshore Drive (across from Jungle Gardens). Sarasota, Florida. December 7, 10 am-3 pm, with an hour off for lunch. To register call 941-351-2050
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