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February 10, 2018
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Howard WhiteANNOUNCEMENT

Jack Whyte has unfortunately had to withdraw from Word on the Lake Writers’ Festival.
He will be greatly missed by all of us. He is such a great presenter, writer, and mentor. We all send him our best wishes for good health and a relaxing summer.

GAIL ANDERSON – DARGATZ!!!

We are delighted to announce the addition of Gail Anderson-Dargatz to our list of presenters. Gail very generously agreed to step in following the unfortunate withdrawal of Jack Whyte, due to personal reasons.
For more information on Gail's workshop " Overcoming Our Fears to Write Powerful Stories " - click here.
Cafe Lit posterIan Weir

A big thank you from all of us to Ian Weir for stepping in at short notice and replacing Jack Whyte as our keynote speaker on Sunday, May 13. Ian is a multiple award-winning playwright, screenwriter, TV show runner, and novelist. Born in North Carolina, he was raised in Kamloops, where he told his piano teacher that he wanted to be a writer when he grew up. (Her reply: “Yes, that’s a nice hobby. But what do you want to do for a living?”) Ian will be facilitating a couple of workshops during the weekend as well, including http://wordonthelakewritersfestival.com/sessions/who-talks-like-that/

Michael Slade           Jack Whyte
Banquet Tickets

Want to go to the Banquet and Entertainment on Saturday evening, May 12 at 7:00pm? Click here  and click on 'Register now' to purchase your banquet tickets.
OR
You may buy tickets at Hidden Gems Bookstore or on site at the Festival on Friday May 11 & 12 at the Prestige Harbourfront Resort. Cost: $50
 
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