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Icon of the event National Novel Writing Month: Write In
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Pape/Danforth

NaNoWriMo is an annual (November) novel writing project that brings together professional and amateur writers from all over the world....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 03
Mon Nov 17
Icon of the event North York Writers
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Members of the North York Writers meet regularly at North York Central Library in an informal, supportive atmosphere to read their work and critique the work of members. Writers of all genres are welcome. We focus on feedbac...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 09
Thu Oct 23
Thu Nov 13
Thu Nov 27
Thu Dec 04
Icon of the event North York Writers
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Members of the North York Writers meet regularly at North York Central Library in an informal, supportive atmosphere to read their work and critique the work of members. Writers of all genres are welcome. We focus on feedbac...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 08
Thu Jan 22
Icon of the event  Workshop: The Nuts and Bolts of Fiction Writing
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Make your stories the best they can be! Learn how Point of View, Verb Tense, Modifiers, Language Use and Literary Devices affect the "feel" of a story. Discover how to develop realistic characters, settings, and plots. Find o...

Icon of the event Teen Writers' Group (Ages 13 -19)
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

(Ages 13 -19)...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 09
Thu Oct 23
Thu Nov 06
Thu Nov 20
Thu Dec 04
Icon of the event Toronto Writers' Co-operative
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

The Toronto Writers' Co-op offers weekly workshops, guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications--your opportunity to polish, publish and perform your work.


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Oct 05
Sun Oct 19
Sun Oct 26
Sun Nov 02
Sun Nov 09
Icon of the event The Literary War on Book Buzz: All Quiet on the Western Front
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 01, 2014 - Tue Sep 30, 2014
North York Central Library

In September, Toronto Public Library's online book club discusses the classic World War I novel, All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque....

Icon of the event Two-Spirit Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Spadina Road

Do you a love/hate reolationship with Queer theory, a novel that changed you? Come and share it with us. Join us for stimulating book discussion about two-spirited fiction, non-fiction, short stories, plays and poems. All are...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 16
Thu Nov 20
Thu Jan 15
Icon of the event  Workshop: Creative Writing Kick Start
Mon Nov 10, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Eliminate "Writer's Block!" Discover new ideas for stories you didn't even know you had! Transform your experiences, ideas, and feelings into great stories! Using fun, real-time writing cues and prompts, you can leave this wo...

Icon of the event Learn to Write Creative Non-Fiction
Fri Nov 14, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Want to write your own story? Want to explore writing creative non-fiction? Come meet Donna Kakonge, an author of several published works, including 'How to Talk to Crazy People' and 'How to Write Creative Non-Fiction'....