CreativeInkFest Day 2 Highlights, Pt. 1

Notes & Notables from the Panels I Attended

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On Saturday, we started bright and early for a full day of panels. Each panel was around 40-45mins long, which was a good thing because those ten minutes came in handy for bathroom breaks or quick snack runs. If there was one thing I could suggest, it would be a lunch break/free block midday. I’m thankful for the packed day of info, but it was a lot to digest. Also, it would give attendees a chance to visit (or revisit) the vendor room. Win-win. 🙂

Of course, it’s up to the attendee whether or not they want to attend each hour’s offering. And the Festival is good about letting people come and go as they please to see if the panel suits their needs. It’s a double-edged sword because I happened to find an interesting panel each hour. Go figure.

There were ten sessions I attended that day, so I’m going to split Day 2 over two posts.

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CreativeInkFest Day 1 Highlights

Notes & Notables from the Panels I Attended

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Friday’s offering began at midday. Good thing, too, because of the literary haul I now have sitting on my side table.

Day 1 was as informative as it was entertaining. I think it had a lot to do with the great panelists that came to share their knowledge with aspiring and fellow writers alike. (It was motivating to watch accomplished writers sit along side me willing to learn. The craft of writing is a lifelong process.

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WriterlyWednesdays: Books n’ Thangs

As Written on A Thursday Because Reasons

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Mea culpa for the technical difficulties, my recorded notes messed up and I hope to have something salvaged for next week. In the meantime, indulge me with the addictive side to being a bibliophile.

First stop: Vendor Room

I like to make sure I arrive early to events, to work, to anything, really. Upon arriving at the Creative Ink Festival at the Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre I still had thirty minutes before my first panel, so naturally, I went straight for the books

… and was mesmerized enough to miss that first panel, but I digress.

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WriterlyWednesdays: Creative Ink Festival

A Weekend with Fellow Writing Warriors

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This weekend of writerly goodness couldn’t have come at a better time. Things are about to get super hectic in my non-writing life, so this three day kick in the writing pants was just what the doctor ordered.

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WriterlyWednesdays: So, Today Bears Some Significance?

It’s Because It’s Hump Day, Right?

 

Happy Wednesday, Interwebbies!

Today it’ll be a quickie, ahem, because the day got away from me. First off, a big thank you to Shaunta Grimes for the care package. Office supplies are a writer’s candy. They came at the perfect time. While my return to the writing course regimen has been slower than I’d like, I’m glad for everything that comes with being a “Ninja Writer” including the mega year-long course, A Novel Idea.

This weekend I’ll be kicking myself into full-writing mode and what all that’s been happening in my non-writing life, I certainly could use the writerly distraction.

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