Upcoming 3 Penny Publishing Workshops:
* TBA – Spring 2017 Shawna Barker of Synergy Nutrition – using blogging, email lists, e-newsletters, and events for promotion and marketing.
* TBA – Spring 2017 Get started on Instagram with
* TBA – Fall 2017 – Local Self-Published Writers’ Panel

(Past 3 Penny Publishing workshops here)

It can be very helpful for writers ––new or ink-stained–– to break out of solitary writing mode and meet other writers and publishing professionals. Here is a list of BC writers’ events and writing courses that can provide opportunities for learning and networking.

Writers’ Events in BC (not a complete list):
Federation of BC Writers’ Literary Calendar
Word Vancouver Festival
Vancouver International Writers Festival
Surrey International Writers Conference
Victoria Festival of Authors
Victoria Book Prize Society
Sidney Literary Festival
Galiano Literary Festival
Canadian Authors Events
Writer’s Union of Canada AGM
Victoria Writer’s Society Events
VCON Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention
Cuffed (Crime Writer’s Festival)
BC Book Prizes

And Beyond
Indie Author Day (everywhere)
TechForum BookNet Canada (Toronto)
LitHop –  Portland
LitQuake – San Francisco
Hay Festival (UK)

Writing and Publishing Courses: 
Camosun College – Writing and Publishing
Royal Roads Continuing Studies Writer’s Courses
UVIC Continuing Studies Courses
SFU Publishing Courses
Victoria and Vancouver Public Library writing events
Social media classes and tutoring at Q College

Courses for Children & Youth (non-profit) (Victoria BC)
Creative Writing for Children (Vancouver)
Writers’ Exchange (Vancouver)