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Write Here, Write Now Spring 2023 Schedule

A Quick Note on Zoom Registration

Some participants have written to express concerns about Zoom links taking them to a registration page. WHWN events are promoted to a variety of online platforms accessible worldwide. This means WHWN has been able to welcome participants from all over the world, but it also involves risks to our community that it behooves our facilitators to mitigate.

To avoid having our meetings disrupted by Zoom bombers, Zoom may prompt you to register. Fortunately, registration is not an onerous process: you need only enter your name, surname, and email address. Once you click “Register” at the bottom of the form, you will be taken to another page with a unique, single-use link to access the meeting. You will not receive this link in an email. You do not need to register for workshops ahead of time. You can register for the meeting even after it has started. Not sure about Zoom registration? Don’t hesitate to reply to this email with your questions.

Estrie Kidlit

Calling all children’s writers in Montreal and the Eastern Townships! Do you write children’s books or are interested in doing so? Picture books, middle grade, young adults? Come along and meet other authors! Writing can be a lonely business no matter what stage of the process you are, whether published, self-published, querying, writing, or would like to write in this genre in the future. This get-together is designed so that children’s writers in the Eastern Townships can meet, make contacts, and support each other.

In this workshop, there will be a presentation on AI, AI writing tools, and the possible implications AI has for the business of writing and the publishing industry.

BULLA bulla@ubishops.ca is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Estrie KidLit
Time: Jun 3, 2023, 1:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Theme & Structure with Rebecca Welton

Although these workshops are part of a series, all workshops are stand-alone—please do come along even if you haven’t attended the other workshops.

Structure III

Wednesday, June 7, 2023, 1:30-3:30

For the final workshop on structure, we will explore more structures that writers can use in their work, in order to simplify the writing process and create a piece of work that is tightly written and focused.

About the facilitator

Rebecca Welton is a writer and editor. She was shortlisted for the Fresher Prize in short stories, and currently runs creative writing workshops for WHWN and BULLA. She is the editor of Hope and Resilience in the Time of Covid, an anthology of community writing and artistry. Rebecca is both a developmental editor and a qualified copyeditor and works with writers to craft their work into the best version possible.

Zeroing In on Your Target

Friday, June 16, 2023, 10 AM to noon

  • More great reads
  • Submission: baby in a basket of bulrushes
  • Life after rejection: keep on!
  • Life after acceptance: contract, payment, copyright, working with the editor
  • The last word

About the facilitator

Rachel Garber (rawrites@gmail.com) is the editor of The Townships Sun, a non-profit community/creative magazine for the Eastern Townships of Quebec, Canada. Writing non-fiction―memoir, travel, reviews, essays, interviews, research―has taught her the art of wrestling with porcupines. She has a B.Sc. in Communications, a B.F.A. in Studio Art, and an M.A. in Art Therapy.

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Can we boldly point out that BULLA accepts donations through Bishop’s Advancement Office?

The easiest way to donate to BULLA is through our Advancement Office’s online form.

For the “designation” you can simply choose “Other” and type in: BULLA.

If you prefer cheques, they can be mailed to the Advancement Office and made it out to “Bishop’s University Foundation” and note that it’s for BULLA.

Here is the address:
University Advancement Office
2600 College St.
Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1Z7


To foster a lifelong learning community by offering organized, stimulating discussion groups on a range of topics that matter to adults, including: history, politics, literature, philosophy, fine arts, theatre, and information technology.

To promote lifelong learning and thoughtful exchange among English-speaking adults in the Eastern Townships/Estrie region and beyond.

To provide instruction and resources for daily fulfillment, focusing on mental, social, and physical health and wellness.

To encourage and support francophone adults participating in these activities.