Do you have a question about the writing craft?

Attention writers! Do you have a question about the writing craft that you would like answered by one of the Vancouver Manuscript Intensive mentors? We are looking for submissions of questions for our monthly Writer Q and A series on the Vancouver Manuscript Intensive...

Deadline for VMI is Tuesday, November 17

The Vancouver Manuscript Intensive deadline is fast approaching. We’re accepting applications of your best creative non-fiction, poetry, fiction, and mixed-genre writing up until Tuesday, November 17th. Work with one of our excellent mentors: Claudia Casper, Shaena...

VMI’s Writer Q and A for November: Writing as Bridge

I see all writing as a kind of translation that “bears across,” is a conveyance of an idea across the bridge from a mind to a page. But I wonder to what extent is this task possible? Does characterizing brain-sparks clarify or obscure? Is language a sufficient means?...

Oscar of Between is on its way to becoming a book!

Hello dear readers, writers and those who are both, Oscar of Between is on its way to becoming a book! After my most recent introduction, in which I mentioned that Oscar of Between seemed to also be leaning into print book format, a B.C. publisher—following the...

Vancouver Manuscript Intensive 2016 — Apply November 17, 2015

Writers of all genres are welcomed to apply to the Vancouver Manuscript Intensive 2016. Whether you have begun a manuscript, have a body of work that needs shaping into a manuscript, or have graduated from a writing program but haven’t resolved your manuscript, the...