CAA Membership

What does CAA–NCR have to offer you?

  • Regular meetings which provide access to amazing speakers from the writing industry
  • A variety of workshops dedicated to various aspects of writing
  • Discounts on all workshops
  • Writing circles which provide constructive criticism in a positive, healthy atmosphere
  • Free advertising in Byline—our bi-monthly local publication
  • Access to our writers-in-residence program
  • Marketing opportunities through our members website link and other activities
  • Information and assistance with book launching events
  • Special membership rates for students
  • Links to writers from across Canada

All provided in a friendly, supportive atmosphere.

How to Apply for CAA Membership

For details or to apply, see the membership information on the Canadian Authors Association National site.

Indicate that you wish to be affiliated with the National Capital Region Branch.

 

November meeting

Tuesday, November 12
7:15 p.m.
McNabb Rec. Centre,
Meeting Room B

Polishing Your Manuscript, with Nerys Parry

You’ve completed your manuscript and now you want to send it out to the world. Before you do, you need to make sure it is as professional as possible. Nerys Parry shares her expertise in preparing a polished manuscript.

BIO: Nerys Parry’s writing has aired on CBC radio and appeared in diverse publications. Her work has been shortlisted for the Kenneth R. Wilson Canadian Business Press Award, FreeFall’s Fall Fiction Contest, and the Event Non-Fiction Award. Her first novel, Man & Other Natural Disasters, was a finalist for the Colophon Prize, a Winnipeg Free Press’ favourite overlooked book of 2011 , a Typographical Era‘s top 30 Best Reads of 2012, and CBC Daybreak Alberta top five pick for CBC’s Prairies and North Contender Canada Reads 2013.