This summer, give your pre-teen a week of fun and creativity in writing! Throughout the week, campers will have the chance to diversify and build on their writing skills through fun games, challenging exercises and outdoor activities. Weeks Available: – July 3 to 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – July 17 to 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – July 31 to […]
Seeing the enthusiasm of young writers who want to learn all they can about the world of writing is always so inspiring! On Saturday, April 22, I had the opportunity of presenting my session, ‘Words and Games’, to young writers in grades 4 to 8. It was fabulous to see their enthusiasm about all things writing and a pleasure to sign their notebooks after! I […]
Building client relationships is an integral part of today’s business world. Clients will remember the personal touch of business communications from you, as their company contact, and will be more likely to return to your company and refer their friends and family based on their own experience with you and your company. In last Thursday’s post, we mentioned that A Handwritten Note adds a personal […]
Are you ready for some photos from the November Book Gala at Indigo Signal Hill on November 15, 2014? Here they are! I was at the Book Gala with my mom and author, Barboria Bjarne! It was a fabulous time and I met and reconnected with many local Alberta authors so be sure to check back in December for some of the Q & A […]
Yahoo and Yeehaw! Enjoy the Stampede this year! Learn about some of the history about the start of and the events in Stampede. You never know when it might make for a good story idea.
This is the first movie synopsis that I have posted on my blog! I am excited to choose a movie that includes writing and art which is what BG Mountain Studio is all about: writing and music (which is art!). If you would like to recommend a movie that I should review or post a synopsis of, please let me know. ‘Words and Pictures’ is […]
The Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s (WGA) Annual Conference is coming to Calgary this weekend! Taking place at the Palliser Hotel, the conference schedule is lined up with sessions that will be both informative and fun! A highlight of the weekend is the Alberta Literary Awards Gala! Visit www.writersguild.ab.ca for more information.
If you want to excel at a new skill, whether it be writing, playing a musical instrument, or anything else, you have to put in the time to practice that skill. Without practice, you will not achieve proficiency, much less perfection. How should you go about making the time to practice even if you have a busy schedule? Start Small. Begin with ten minutes of […]
Joining a writing group is one of the best decisions you will ever make on your writing path. There are several reasons for joining a writing group: – support from other writers in facing the joys and challenges of being a writer – constructive critiques from other writers to help you make your writing the best it can be – opportunities to take part in […]