03/29/2014 8:00 am
03/29/2014 5:00 pm
WFSC 2014 Writer's Conference
From 9 to 99 ~ Writing for all ages
SATURDAY March 29th
COUNTY HALL CONFERENCE ROOMS - Meeting Room #1 and #2 

One price – One great day of writing sessions – includes coffee breaks and lunch

$ 70.00 members* - $80.00 non-members

  • Early Bird Prize registration deadline: February 28th – your name is entered in a draw for early bird writer’s prize basket worth approximately $200.00 – drawn on the day of the Conference.
  • *WFSC members in good standing - fees must be current. Memberships welcome upon registration for the conference. Annual memberships $20.00.
  • Lunch break 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm and is included for all participants
  • Coffee Break refreshments are included for all participants
  • Conference goodie bag for all participants and several prize draws opportunities
  • Silent Auction and Trade table displays, book sales, lots of information!

Conference Schedule:

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration – coffee available

8:45 am - 9:00 am Greetings from the County with Mayor Roxanne Carr

Conference MC: Kelsey Hoople

9:00 am - 11:15 am Writing Humor for Adults and Children

                             Natasha Deen and Barbie-Jo Smith

10:00 am - 10:15 am Coffee Break

11:15 am - 12:15 pm Question & Answer Panel Session: “Opening a discussion on dialog”

                             Panel: Natasha Deen, Barbie-Jo Smith, Bill Roberts,

                                       Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail, Margaret Macpherson

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Writer-in-Residence > information

                             Margaret Macpherson on the Strathcona County Library program

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch – networking – visit the booths and silent auction table

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Screenwriting - “Writing the Talk” 

                             Bill Roberts

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Writing for Magazines – Using Your Voice for Freelance 

                             Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail


The WFSC celebrates nine years. We invite you to celebrate with us for our fifth annual writers conference.

Download the registration form below and send your payment in or PAY on line MEMBER

Download the registration form below and send your payment in or PAY on line NON-MEMBER


WFSC Conference Post Card 2014

If you are interested in booking a display table, please consider the following:

  • Display table (5’ x 2 ½ ‘) with 2 chairs
  • Coffee break and lunch included with your registration
  • Participants will pass the display table area to get to and from the workshops. General traffic is not expected due to the nature and layout of the event.
  • The Conference runs from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm – set-up anytime in the morning before 11:00 am. We prefer that someone be at your display for the day to answer questions and promote your own company – information can be left for distribution, too.
  • We will do our best to accommodate special requests but reserve the right to set the display in the best way possible for all exhibitors.
  • Please provide your own cash collection – the WFSC does not provide terminals, etc.

$25 per table - first come basis. 

WFSC Conference Post Card back 2014

Conference Registration 2014.pdf267.91 KB
Trade Show & Sponsor form 2013.pdf301.91 KB