Monthly Archives: September 2015

Plot & Structure Workshop with Kathryn Para in Vancouver

 NEW! VMI mentors and graduates will now be offering workshop and mini courses from time to time. Subscribe to the newsletter for notification. Plot and Structure with Kathryn Para, MFA Shortlisted: Ethel Wilson Fiction Winner: Great BC Novel Contest Date: November 7 Fee: $65.00 Location: Vancouver’s West End Length: 4 hours. 11-3:30 (half hour ...read more

Posted by: Lindsay Glauser

Self-Editing: The Layers’ Technique with Betsy Warland in Vancouver

 NEW! VMI mentors and graduates will now be offering workshop and mini courses from time to time. Subscribe to the newsletter for notification. Cost:   $200 plus GST (10.00) total $210 includes refreshments Dates & times: October 23, 7 pm-9:00 pm, October 24, 9:30 am- 5:30 pm Register: Workshop is limited to 12 writers. ...read more

Posted by: Lindsay Glauser

Writer Q&As: When to Stop Revising

How do you know when to stop revising? I presume that if one does get picked up by an agent or publisher they will have their own editor who will ask you to revise again, so when do you know to leave it alone? I have thought I was done a couple of times ...read more

Writer Q&As: Matching a Writer with a VMI Mentor

How do you match a writer/manuscript with a VMI mentor? First, it’s important to say that I’m the matchmaker! However, mentors review the writer’s application I’ve matched them with before I inform the writer whom they will be working with. Arriving at this match depends on several factors: The mentors The ...read more