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Writing & Illustrating Kids Books: The Inside Story

Interested in writing or illustrating books for young readers? Join six professional children’s authors and illustrators at this FREE event at the Vancouver Public Library to find out how they broke into this exciting and competitive field and built their … Continue reading

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Make a simple book trailer

Written by Pam Withers Author of 19 young-adult adventure novels, http://www.pamwithers.com We all know that book trailers are the latest thing. They boost book sales, impress publishers (as long as they look professional) and connect with audiences (especially young audiences). … Continue reading

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Jocelyn Shipley: A sweet 16 years of writing YA

Thanks to an inspiring high school English teacher and a part-time job in the public library, Jocelyn Shipley of Parksville, BC decided as a teen she wanted to write fiction. That’s even though “I wrote a lot of bad poetry … Continue reading

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Mahtab Narsimhan: New to BC, by Pam Withers

A brand-new member of CWILL BC, award-winning author Mahtab Narsimhan, comes to Vancouver via Mumbai, Delhi, Dubai, Bahrain, Oman, and Toronto. This well-travelled former hotel manager and saleswoman moved from the Middle East to Toronto in 1997, seven years before … Continue reading

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A writer from a tender age: Kallie George, by Pam Withers

It may have started with a houseguest who happened to be a children’s writer. Kallie George was five years old when she shyly spied on the family friend creating a children’s book. Or it may have been her indulgent father … Continue reading

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Tracker’s Canyon book launch – July 27th, 2017

You are cordially invited to a book launch party to celebrate the publication of Pam Withers’ 17th novel, Tracker’s Canyon (Dundurn Press): WHEN: Thursday, July 27, 12-2 pm WHERE: Indigo Bookstore, 2505 Granville (Granville & Broadway) “When Tristan’s dad disappears, he … Continue reading

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