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REGISTER NOW: Working through Block: Mining Memories for Fiction A Workshop with Carmella Gray-Cosgrove 

January 6, 2023

Register now for your chance to attend a workshop with Carmella Gray-Cosgrove!

11:00 a.m – 1:30 p.m., Saturday, February 18th, 2023 
in-person @ The Lantern – Bacalhao Room
(35 Barnes Road, St. John’s, NL)

How do you keep writing when you are experiencing writer’s block, self-doubt, or a creative lull?
What tools get you back to a flow state?
How can those tools simultaneously produce rich and exciting writing?
This workshop explores simple techniques to draw from your own life and keep writing even when times are tough.

Attendance will be capped at 15 participants.

Register for your chance to attend:

Please note:
Registration does not guarantee admission to Carmella’s workshop.

Attendance is limited to 15 participants.
Participants must be WANL Members in good standing.
This workshop is being presented in-person only.

Deadline to register: Friday, Feb. 3 @ 5 p.m. NST

Selected participants will be contacted by: Friday, Feb. 10 @ 5 p.m. NST.

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Be sure to answer the following questions in the registration process:
1) What are your writing habits?
2) What are your experiences with lulls in creativity/writer’s block?
3) What inspired you to register for the opportunity to attend this workshop?
4) What do you hope to get out of this workshop?


Carmella Gray-Cosgrove is from Vancouver, BC and has lived in St. John’s, NL for twelve years. Her debut short story collection Nowadays and Lonelier came out in 2021 with Arsenal Pulp Press and won the BMO Winterset Award. Her writing has appeared in Prism International, Broken Pencil, The New Quarterly, Freefall and elsewhere. Carmella is the fiction editor at Riddle Fence.



Times and Locations

January 6, 2023

10:00 am