Writing events, workshops, courses and awards

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Note: Most events have moved online due to the pandemic.

Writers new and old sometimes need to take a break from the solo task of writing. Do you feel the need to connect with others in the writing community? Below you will find links to BC writing events and workshops. Be sure to check Writers’ Organizations for more events as well as information on the pros and cons of writers’ groups.

Upcoming 3 Penny Publishing Workshops (ON Hold)
  • On Hold: Shawna Barker of Synergy Nutrition. How to use blogs, email lists, and events for promotion and marketing.
  • On Hold: Getting started on Instagram with MeganMediaDesign.com.
  • On Hold: Self-Publishing Writers’ Panel. Local self-published writers will share experiences, challenges and victories. Details TBA.

Want to be notified of a 3 Penny Publishing event? Send an email.

Past 3 Penny Publishing writing workshops

3 Penny Publishing writing workshop, 2011, Victoria BC

Writing Events in BC

Note: Most events have now moved online. To find writing events in small communities, check library websites, schools, bookstores, coffee shops, and municipal event listings.

WRITING EVENTS (outside of BC)
Writing and Publishing Courses
Writing awards for self-published authors

Writers’ Union List
Self-Publishing Alliance Awards & Contests List

Writing for Children & Youth:

Notice an important BC event or resource is missing? Feel free to send us an email. 

Updated April 2021