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Writing in the Works April 28, 2016

Me getting dramatic during my reading, WITWorks 2016

Me looking more normal during my reading, WITWorks 2016

Q & A, WITWorks 2016

Q & A, WITWorks 2016

We applaud our emcee Elaine Morin for a fine job

When Words Collide, Aug 2016, Travel Writing Panel with Glenn Dixon, Rachel Small (& Dan St. Ives – not shown)

Sign in Owl's Nest Bookstore window Two published novels

Book Display in Owl’s Nest Bookstore window

Both novels on the shelf at Owl's Nest Bookstore -- March 2017

April 21, 2016 – I emcee the CWC Arthur Ellis Awards for Excellence in Canadian Crime Writing. Axel announces the shortlist for Best Crime First Novel at Owl’s Nest Bookstore, Calgary.
I moderate the lively panel discussion on Writing Contests and Awards: the Good, Bad and Ugly. A writer present who had entered the Unhanged Arthur for best unpublished novel told me afterwards the discussion made her feel she could handle learning she had lost. It turned out she didn’t need to handle this, as she made the shortlist.

We applaud our shortlisted audience member

The emcee takes a moment to relax.

Word on the Street, Lethbridge, AB, Sept 20, 2015: Sharon Wildwind, Maureen Jennings and me at the Crime Writers of Canada table

At WOTS, Sergeant Robin Klassen and I gave a presentation on real life police work and getting it right in mystery novels.

Word on the Street, Lethbridge, AB, Sept 20, 2015

When Words Collide, Aug 2013, panel on Outliner, Quilter, Pantser

Writing in the Works 2013 Emcee

Reader playright Ken Cameron & Susan at Writing in the Works 2013

Susan and author Denise Chong, May 1, 2014 - at Shelf Life Books - We met the previous summer at the Sage Hill Writing Experience, where Denise was teaching the creative non-fiction workshop

April 24, 2014 - Owl's Nest Bookstore owner Michael Hare, Emcee Susan and musician Alastair Robertson prepare for the Arthur Ellis Short-List Announcement event

April 24, 2014 - I share a laugh with reader, Darlene Barry Quaife

  • Our Crime Writers mascot chuckles from the sidelines
  • We announce the short lists – Darlene, Susan, Readers Axel Howerton & Kirk Layton – with Alastair’s guitar roll
  • When Words Collide, Aug 2013, panel on Creating Strong Female Sleuths

    Ken Cameron, Susan, Roberta Rees, Lori Hahnel & Steve Passey at Writing in the Works 2013

    Captain James T. Kirk relaxes by reading Deadly Fall

    Beeton poster

    Toronto Public Library, Annette Branch, May 29, 2012

    Susan in front of Beeton Library - poster announcing presentation May 27, 2102

    Montreal Night in Calgary: Susan Calder, Rona Altrows, Barbara Schleifer and Julie Sedivy
    Owl’s Nest Book Club
    Crowsnest Pass, June 17, 2011
    Tumbleweed Coffee Shop, Nanton, AB
    Road Trip to BC – Kamloops, May 29, 2011
    Kelowna, BC, Book signing - May 28, 2011
    Kelowna, BC, Book signing – May 28, 2011
    Vernon, BC, Book Signing – May 27, 2011
    Writing in the Works 4
    Lacombe Public Library – May 7, 2011
    Deadly Fall Book Launch – March 24, 2011
    The Launch Venue: Owl’s Nest Bookstore
    Deadly Fall book display in Owl’s Nest
    Deadly Falls and Owls
    Susan and Deadly Fall book display
    Dan relaxes with Deadly Fall
    Susan and Deadly Fall
    People arrive
    Singing books before the program starts
    Susan and emcees Leslie Gavel and Pam McDowell prepare to start the program
    Susan reads from Deadly Fall
    Questions & Answers
    Susan signing Deadly Fall

    Books all gone

    Deadly Fall is launched

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