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THE ART OF STORY TELLING
This Sunday, April 23

Engaging an Audience – through the art of oral story telling -
A community workshop on Sunday, April 23, 1 - 3pm, Okanagan College, Salmon Arm Room 130.
Presented by; James Murray - Raconteur Extraordinaire. In his workshops, storyteller James Murray brings together a wealth of experience that can be used, reused and reinvented by workshop participants to share their own stories in a manner that will delight their audiences.
COST: Public $35, SAW Members $30, Cheque (to Shuswap Association of Writers) or cash at the door.
CONTACT: Kay Johnston @ kwestielover@telus.net (please RSVP by April 22)
www.shuswapassociationofwriters.ca/events 


Do you have a song within you just waiting to be written or have you wondered about or wanted to write “Steampunk,” then wait no longer! 

At Word on the Lake Writers’ Festival this May 19-21, you will get your opportunity to meet our own troubadours, Blu & Kelly Hopkins, whose workshop will demystify the art of songwriting, while Halli Lillburn, steampunk guru, presents “What the Punk?”  a workshop that explores “Advancing Invention and Altering Reality.” 


You can hear them all by going to the website http://wordonthelakewritersfestival.com/2017-presenters/  and registering for their workshops.   
CAFÉ LIT - new, exciting, tons of fun --
May 19, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm in the Balmoral Room, Prestige Hotel,. 
Highlighted readings from eight Word on the Lake Festival presenters, entertainment from our own Blu & Kelly Hopkins, mingling and chatting with the authors, all included with a cash bar and refreshments.
$20 to the public, $15.00 for SAW members. AN EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED!  http://wordonthelakewritersfestival.com/full-schedule/
Get in on the Early Bird Draw now!  

The Word on the Lake Writers’ Festival runs from Friday evening, May 19th, through to Sunday May 21st, 2017. Save up to $50 on conference fees if you register online before May 8th  (May 1st for mail-in registrations).

Click here to register.  
Register early and be entered into our Early Bird Draw valued at $320.
Prize package includes:
•Deluxe room at the Prestige Harbourfront Resort
•A Bottle of wine from Larch Hills
•$25 Gift Certificates for Café Tasse, Aquatico Bay Restaurant, and Shuswap Bliss Spa
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