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Sharon’s long-running (15 years and counting) East End Writers’ Group writing critique meetings continue from 7 p.m. to 9.45 p.m., Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, and Wed., Nov. 30. 2016. There are no meetings in August and December. More info here.

Sharon A. Crawford will be doing double duty with her Beyond books at two booths – Sisters in Crime and Crime Writers of Canada at WOTS Sunday, Sept. 25. More details under Sharon A.’s Upcoming 2016 Gigs here.

What’s Your Story? East York

Sharon A. Crawford and her East End Writers’ Group present sample writing critiques as well as showcasing group members’ published books as part of the East York segment of What’s Your Story? Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at S. Walter Stewart Library. More info under More Scoop on the Group on East End Writers page

Developing Fiction Characters and Dialogue – a workshop with Sharon A. Crawford will be held at the S. Walter Stewart Public Library Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. More info here.

Dana Bowman returns but she is not alone this time. Join Sharon A. Crawford and Shane Joseph in their comedy skit of book characters at the Urban Folk Art Salon Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. More info here.

Dana Bowman, the main character in Sharon’s Beyond Blood mystery novel, appeared at the Toronto Heliconian Club during Doors Open May 28.  Info on the Toronto Heliconian Club here.

See and hear Sharon A. being interviewed on the Liquid Lunch

Sharon A. along with Ali Cunliffe and Susan Viets spoke and entertained on a panel about self-publishing from authors’ and editors’ perspectives. Panel was held by the Editors Canada and the video of it all is on You Tube

Sharon A. and four other Crime Writers of Canada authors packed them in for their crime (writing) presentation at Gerrard Ashdale library in Toronto, March 24, 2016

L to R: Sharon A. Crawford, Steve Shrott, Nate Hendley, Lisa de Nikolits, Mark Eddy
L to R: Sharon A. Crawford, Steve Shrott, Nate Hendley, Lisa de Nikolits, Mark Eddy

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Word on the Street for Writers and Readers
The annual Word on the Street (WOTS) Festival is coming up this Sunday, September 25 in Toronto. WOTS has been running since 1990  when it first began on Queen St. West in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Since then it has added locations such as Vancouver, British Columbia, Kitchener, Ontario, and Halifax, Nova Scotia. This year the […]
Posted: September 22, 2016, 5:55 pm
Getting Started Writing That Book
A friend wants to write a book and is having trouble getting started. She has done the necessary research and her mind is overflowing with ideas. But actually sitting down at the computer and writing it is presenting a problem. I know that feeling of having too many ideas brewing and circulating in the mind […]
Posted: September 15, 2016, 4:33 pm