Calling all writers and readers in the BC Lower Mainland! This weekend is your chance to network and learn from a friendly and talented group of authors and publishers at the Creative Ink Festival. For a mere $80, enjoy three days of programming and social events aimed to get you involved, inspired, and enlightened in your creative projects. Jen, Mel and Sue are excited because this is the first time in three years all three editors will be teaching at the same conference. Hot tip: don’t miss our blue pencil sessions, where you can tap into our expertise for fifteen minutes! Here’s our schedule:
Friday 6th May
1pm: How to Swim through Rejections panel with Sue plus Ella Beaumont, ER Brown, Melanie Dixon, Claire Humphrey
2pm: Hiring the Right Editor with Sue, Jen & Mel
4pm: Getting Started panel with Sue plus Galen Dara, Christel Bodenbender, Caitlin Hicks & Matt Hughes.
Saturday 7th May
9am: Blue Pencil sessions with Sue
10am: Blue Pencil sessions with Mel
11am: SF Noir with Mel plus Robert J Sawyer, Randy McCharles and Tom Wright
4pm: Blue Pencil sessions with Jen
6pm: Stress Management for Creatives panel with Mel & Sue plus Danika Dinsmore, Aviva Bel’Harold, Devon Boorman & Claire Humphrey
7pm: Pulp Literature Reading Event with Sue, Jen and other Pulp Lit authors
8pm: Group autograph session
Bring your copy of Issue 7 to the signing event!
Sunday 8th May
9am: An Editor’s Dream panel with Sue plus Katrina Archer, Ella Beaumont, & ER Brown
9am: What To Do When the Creative Well is Bone Dry panel with Jen plus Aviva Bel’Harold, Mel Anastasiou, Dani Duck, Rhea Rose, Jessica Steiner
1pm: Real Life Superwomen panel with Jen plus Kristene Perron, Lisa Gemino, Sandra Wickham, and Setsu Uzume
4pm: Live Action Slush panel with Jen plus Mark Teppo, Matt Hughes, Tod McCoy, Randy McCharles, Ella Beaumont and Ian Alexander Martin
Snag a copy of Issue 10 with Carol Berg’s ‘Uncanonical Murder’ at our table
Check out the full schedule for all the other fabulous panels and presentations too. And of course you can visit us at the Pulp Literature book table at any time in the vendors’ hall, which is open to the public. Attendees, don’t forget to look in your conference bag for a coupon entitling you to a free eBook or $5 off a print issue of Pulp Literature. See you there!