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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: WANL Seeking Workshop Facilitators!

September 22, 2022

The Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador is seeking workshop facilitators for a number of writing-related topics, to be explored via a series of events in fall 2022.

These are PAID opportunities. 💰

Do you have an idea for a writing-related workshop? If yes, we’d love to hear from you!

Send us a draft of your workshop idea + an outline of how you would teach this workshop, including technical requirements, time breakdowns, and any other info WANL staff should know to help you put together this teaching opportunity.

Applications must include a detailed biography or C.V., + headshot. 📄🧾🖼

Potential topics include but are not limited to: publishing tips and tricks, manuscript development, working with literary agents, diversity in writing, character building, adapting written works for stage or screen, author branding, inner and outer book design and layout, eBooks, working with illustrators, social media marketing, need-to-know advice for part-time or emerging writers, tips and tricks on how to put your idea to paper, submitting to publishers and/or agents, best editing practices, and advocacy for authors of all levels.

These are just a few of the many, many topics that would benefit WANL’s Membership base, and we’d love to hear YOUR ideas! 🧠✨👂

Previous WANL workshops + events in the past two years include:

• Writing on & In The Circus with St. John’s Circus Fest
• Be Heard In The Digital Noise with Greg Malone at Twillingate’s Unscripted Digital Arts Festival
• What’s All That NOISE? A Live Storytelling Competition with Sparks Literary Festival
• Disruptive Poetry with Shoshanna Wingate
• WANL + the Grenfell English Lecture and Reading Series: a Virtual Writing Workshop in Corner Brook with Lindsay Bird, Tom Halford, and Shelly Kawaja, hosted by Hannah Jenkins
• Anti-Racism and Equity in the Arts: The Time is Now with Charles C. Smith
• Queering and Cripping Your World with Emmy Nordstrom Higdon
• The Craft of Writing Ghost Stories with Lisa Moore
• Writers One on One – A Virtual Conversation with Steve Cochrane & Steven Gallagher
• Writing Commercially Successful Fiction with Robert J. Sawyer
• Patterns Make Poems: Poetry Craft with Andreae Callanan
• Writing and Illustrating for Children with Dawn Baker And Sam Baker
• Understanding the Publishing Path with Kenneth Tam And Jacqui Tam
• “Build Your Own Adventure” with Caighlan Smith (for Youth)
• Getting Started with Indie Publishing with Scott Bartlett
• Podcasting and Audiobooks for Beginners with Sarah Thompson
• Dynamic & Intersectional Writing for Social Media with Susan Kelsey
• Writing Features for Magazines and Newspapers with Amanda Bulman (for Youth)
• Writing Who You Don’t Know with Sharon Bala
• Social Media and Marketing in the Age of Covid-19 with Samantha Fitzpatrick
• From Page to Stage to Screen – How to Sell or Adapt a Work: A Panel with Joel Thomas Hynes, Lois Brown, Des Walsh and Candace Osmond, facilitated by Andi Bulman
We hope to hear from you soon!

Times and Locations

September 22, 2022

1:00 pm