Howl Grand Story Slam is back

Don’t miss the great story showdown! Join us as regional winners compete with true, personal stories at the Howl GRAND Story Slam on Dec 1st, 7pm at Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake. True stories, told locally.  Ticket sales open at 5:30pm at the door. $10 event charge. We are planning to sell out, so if you … Continue reading Howl Grand Story Slam is back

NORTH COUNTRY EDUCATOR PUBLISHES SHADY CHARACTERS

Canton, NY-based arborist, educator and author Paul Hetzler has published SHADY CHARACTERS: Caterpillar Soup, Leprechaun Trees, and Other Hilarities of the Natural World (Lexingford, 2018). Paul is the kind of person you would choose as your guide for a walk in the woods.  His immense and often exotic store of natural knowledge is communicated in … Continue reading NORTH COUNTRY EDUCATOR PUBLISHES SHADY CHARACTERS

Writing at the Hyde, Dec 2

Acclaimed writer Marilyn McCabe returns, leading this popular workshop, this time with a focus on Ukiyo-e to Shin-Hanga: Japanese Woodcuts from the Syracuse University Art Collection. Participants will be guided through a series of writing and editing exercises inspired by the Japanese prints and philosophy of Ukiyo-e. Perfect for all experience levels and art enthusiasts interested in … Continue reading Writing at the Hyde, Dec 2

Calling aspiring writers: Pendragon opens 2019 Young Playwright Contest

Pendragon Theatre is reminding aspiring young playwrights to take pen to paper and fingers to keyboard for the annual young playwright competition open to all middle and high school age students. Entries should be a traditional 10 minute play, no longer than 10 pages (no smaller than 10-point font) and have a maximum of 4 … Continue reading Calling aspiring writers: Pendragon opens 2019 Young Playwright Contest

Adirondack Literary Award Winners

Best Books of 2017 Children’s Literature Mommy, Baby and Me” by Linda Elovitz Marshall (Peter Pauper Press, Inc.) Fiction The Night is Done: A Durant Family Saga” by Sheila Myers (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform) Memoir Barn Stories by Mary Cuffe Perez (North Country Books) Non-fiction Blacks in the Adirondacks: A History by Sally E. Svenson … Continue reading Adirondack Literary Award Winners

Write to Recover comes to Saranac Lake this weekend

We are all healing from the many experiences we collect. There are so many ways to process these experiences, and the tool that we can help with is writing. For those who are ready to take to the page, and those supporters who work, live, and love those in recovery, this event is for you. … Continue reading Write to Recover comes to Saranac Lake this weekend

Workshop @ View Arts Center: Writing Children’s Book and Young Adult Fiction

Writing for children has its own special challenges - and so does writing for the young adult reader. This workshop will explain how to meet those challenges, and also how to  land your work with a great publishing company. You can bring short selections to share. The cost of the class is $45 / $30 … Continue reading Workshop @ View Arts Center: Writing Children’s Book and Young Adult Fiction