Latest Guild & Author Updates

Complete list of authors that will be featured at this year’s Northern Ontario Book Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The 3rd Annual Northern Ontario Book Fair, hosted by the Silverleaf Writers Guild, will be taking place September 28-29, 2019 in Cobalt, ON. The event, which coincides with Culture Days, will feature authors from all over Northern Ontario, and a special presentations by Cobalt’s poet laureate, Ann Margetson, author of Northern Treasures (2010). … Continue reading Complete list of authors that will be featured at this year’s Northern Ontario Book Fair

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

Everything falls apart…or does it?

Recently, I was having a bad day. I woke up feeling physically ill, and to make matters worse, I hadn't taken my mood stabilizers for a couple of days. Not on purpose, I'm just forgetful. I was getting hungry, and so were my kids, but I was not feeling up for cooking. Still, I dragged … Continue reading Everything falls apart…or does it?

Registration now open for the 3rd Annual Northern Ontario Book Fair

The Board of Directors for the Silverleaf Writers Guild is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Northern Ontario Book Fair! The event will be held September 28-29, 2019 in Cobalt, ON. The event coincides with Culture Days, a national celebration of Canadian arts and culture. Culture Days is celebrating … Continue reading Registration now open for the 3rd Annual Northern Ontario Book Fair

Announcing BIG Changes to Our Membership Model

We're making some BIG changes to our membership model as a result of feedback from past, current, and prospective members. We will now have more membership options at more affordable rates. Our website has already been updated, so you get get started now! WHAT YOU GET FOR $0:  Our Guild Gatherings in communities across Northern … Continue reading Announcing BIG Changes to Our Membership Model

How to be a Productive Writer with Attention Deficit Disorder

When you have Attention Deficit Disorder, it can be very hard to stay focused on the task at hand and get some serious writing done. While I mainly talk about my experience with Borderline Personality Disorder in this blog, my struggle with ADD certainly affects my day-to-day life as much as BPD does. In today's … Continue reading How to be a Productive Writer with Attention Deficit Disorder

2019 Board of Directors Announced

Recently, several positions with the Silverleaf Writers Guild Board of Directors opened up. After a nomination process, the following three members were acclaimed to the Board: Isabelle LerouxJ.L. FizzellShelly Hosman They will be joining existing directors Veronique Ginglo-Robert and Jessica Trudel in helping guide the direction of the Silverleaf Writers Guild. Welcome to the Board!

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Drear

The holidays can be a wonderful time for many people: connecting with family, giving and receiving gifts, eating to their heart's content. I enjoy all of these things and more over the holiday season, but there's always a sheen of grey over all the lights and colourful decorations. I have Borderline Personality Disorder, but like … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Drear

Now is the perfect time to join – it’s FREE!

Now is the perfect time to join the Silverleaf Writers Guild. Why? Every new members gets to try out the Silverleaf Writers Guild for free for three months (on a provisional basis with limited privileges). Currently, our fiscal year runs from April 1st to March 31st every year. That means, if you join now, you … Continue reading Now is the perfect time to join – it’s FREE!