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2018 Spring Workshop with Kristan Higgins

May 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm



Join Us on May 5, 2018

What will you learn?

Secondary Characters, Secondary Plotlines

How To: Humour

Kristan will go over attendees 1 page submissions and critique humour

Character Development and Mistakes


9:00 - 9:30 Doors open for registration
9:30 - 10:45 Session 1: Secondary Characters, Secondary Plotlines
10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:15 Session 2: Writing Humour
12:15 - 1:15 Lunch
1:15 - 2:30 Session 3: Character Development and Mistakes (interactive)
2:30 - 2:45 Break
2:45 - 4:00 Session 3 continued, Q&A if we have time

Your registration fee includes a continental breakfast, hot lunch, and beverage service in the afternoon.

CaRWA members, to get your discounted rate, go here to register! The password was in the newsletter you received, and posted in the private Facebook group.

Kristin Higgins // Author

Kristan Higgins is the New York Times, USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly bestselling author of 18 novels, which have been translated into more than two dozen languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide. Her books have received dozens of awards and accolades, including starred reviews from Kirkus, The New York Journal of Books, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and Booklist. She is a five-time nominee for The Kirkus Prize for Best Work of Fiction, and her books regularly appear on the lists for best novels of the year of many prestigious journals and review sites. If you want to keep up with Kristan's new releases and get a free short story, sign up for her mailing list at

The proud descendant of a butcher and a laundress, Kristan lives in Connecticut with her heroic firefighter husband, two long-lashed children, a couple of frisky rescue dogs and an occasionally friendly cat.

A peek at Kristan's personality and writing:


For the session on Humour, Kristan will read and discuss excerpts submitted by brave attendees. If you are interested in submitting, make sure to choose YES in the form below. Submitting doesn't guarantee yours will be read, as spots are limited.

Humour submissions now closed


May 5, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Delta South Calgary
135 Southland Drive SE
Calgary, Alberta T2J 5X5 Canada
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403 278-5050


Emily Vale