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Latest Guild & Author Updates

Payment issues with guild website fixed

The Silverleaf Writers Guild has been having issues with its payment system for several weeks. This has caused many people who have tried to purchase memberships, author profiles, and Northern Ontario Book Fair registrations to experience issues. We have now corrected the issues with our Paypal gateway and are happy to announce that all payments … Continue reading Payment issues with guild website fixed

Authors announced for 3rd Annual Northern Ontario Book Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Silverleaf Writer’s Guild is excited to announce authors who will appear at the 3rd Annual Northern Ontario Book Fair taking place September 28-29, 2019 in Cobalt, ON. The event, which coincides with Culture Days, will feature book-length works by writers from all over Northern Ontario. The event will feature a presentation … Continue reading Authors announced for 3rd Annual Northern Ontario Book Fair

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Guild Gatherings

WHAT: Guild Gatherings are regular meetings between writers in communities across Northern Ontario. At Guild Gatherings, writers have a chance to talk about writing in general and/or discuss the projects they’re working on, ask questions, and seek advice. They also get to know other writers, are encouraged to set goals (and achieve them), and help keep their fellow writers accountable. We also usually have a writing challenge to break writers out of their comfort zones.

WHO: Writers of all levels of experience attend our events, and get something out of it. It doesn’t matter if you’re a published writer or if you’ve never written a thing yet, you are welcome to attend.

WHY: Attendees of Guild Gatherings in the communities where we already have them have said they write more now that they have a support and accountability system in place.

WHERE: We have chapters (or are developing chapters) in communities across Northern Ontario. Please click the “chapters” heading in the main menu to find out more about your local chapter, or click here to find out how to start a chapter in your community.

WHEN: Depending on the community, Guild Gatherings usually take place weekly or monthly, but no one is expected to attend every meeting. Attend when you can!

HOW MUCH: Attendance is FREE! You are able to make a donation if you’d like (people usually give $5), but it’s not required. Your donations get put into a pool for your local chapter to use for special events in your community.

CONTACT: If you have any questions, email or call Jessica at 705-262-3268

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