January

February

  • February 26th
    Annual General Meeting at Okanagan College, room 130, time: 1:00-3:00pm
    Short business meeting followed by Snacks and a book draw included. No charge. All are welcome. Memberships can be renewed, or new ones registered on site. $25 by cash/cheque, made out to Shuswap Association of Writers
    www.shuswapassociationofwriters.ca/membership
    Guest Jim Osborne eBooks: A Boon or Just a Mixed Blessing?”

March

  • 2017 Ceilidh FlyerMarch 17th at 5:00 pm
    St. Patrick’s Day Ceilidh
     (download poster
    With Circle of Friends: Early Classic Rock, Celtic, Country, and Folk.
    at Intermissions Restaurant and Lounge (Shaw Centre) 2600 – 10th Avenue SE, Salmon Arm BC
    $40 Tickets available at Hidden Gems Bookstore, 331 Alexander Street N.E. tel. 250-833-0011
    Entertainment by JESSE MAST & CIRCLE OF FRIENDS
    Dancing, Buffet and dessert, Silent Auction, 50-50 Draw

April

  • April 2nd
    SOCIAL NETWORKING

    Facebook & Twitter Safety-a beginners’ workshop on tips to protect yourself and your account; privacy, hoaxes, pirating & more.
    Monica Gail Kriese-Gail Force Marketing
    Cost: Public $35 SAW Members $30
    Okanagan College
    1:00pm-3:00pm
    Room 130
    www.gailforcemarketing.com
  • April 23rd
    THE ART OF STORY TELLING
    Engaging an Audience – through the art of oral story telling.
    James Murray, renowned raconteur.
    Cost: Public $35 SAW Members $30
    Okanagan College
    1:00pm-3:00pm
    Room 130
    KIDSWRITE CONTEST CLOSES

May

  • May 19th Young Writers’ workshop  “Steam Punk” with Halli Lilburn for SD 83 & OK College students from the  Special Needs Writing programme and ESL Programme at the Prestige Harbourfront ResortTime 11:30-2:00pm to be confirmed.

September

  • September 17th
    Social networking – Facebook pages for business & professionals – how to promote your business/product without spending oodles of unnecessary time. Developing a content strategy, scheduling posts, cultivating content, quality of likes over quantity of likes.
    Monica Gail Kriese of Gail Force Marketing.
    Cost: Public $35 SAW Members $30
    Okanagan College
    1:00pm-3:00pm
    Room 130
    www.gailforcemarketing.com

October

  • October 19th
    Exploring the memoir: how to turn your true life story into an unforgettable experience for your reader.
    Deanna Kawasaki: our very own well-known author and memoirist.
    Cost: Public $35 SAW Members $30
    Location: Piccadilly board room

November

  • November 5th
    Social networking – LinkedIn for professionals-a beginner’s workshop on how to use LinkedIn as it was intended; how not to spam family & friends, building a better profile and more.
    Monica Gail Kriese of Gail Force Marketing.
    Cost: Public $35 SAW Members $30
    Okanagan College
    1:00pm-3:00pm
    Room 130
    www.gailforcemarketing.com