Author Talks & Lectures
Illustrator in residence Patricia Storms presents the basics of developing a professional illustration portfolio. Also included are marketing tips, networking advice, an overview of the children?s illustration market, and how...
FRANCES ITANI, a Member of the Order of Canada, has received awards and accolades for her novels and for her poetry. In Tell, she brings to life post-war characters and situations which will not soon be forgotten by Canadian ...
With real-life anecdotes and illustration samples, Patricia Storms discusses illustrating children?s books for publishers. Using examples from her own work as well as other illustrators, Patricia shows the process of developi...
Mesdames of Mayhem will discuss their anthology of short stories and their other mystery writings. Presentation and book signing.
As the illustrator in residence, Patricia Storms will offer children?s art activities for Grade 1 to Grade 6 classes at the Northern District Branch. Patricia is also available to travel to high schools and colleges to make p...
Want to be a writer? Howard Shrier, award winning mystery writer, teacher, actor, will discuss the Art of Creative Writing. Presentation, readings and book signing.
What?s involved in creating a successful cover for a book? Illustrator in residence Patricia Storms demonstrates the many stages of changes and edits before a cover is finally chosen for a book. In this hands-on workshop, pa...