Archived Issues

2017 Winter Edition

2017 Winter Byline

“The Christmas Mouse” by Sharyn Heagle

“Take the Fear out of Formatting” Webinar Information

“You May Not Need an Agent” by Barbara Florio Graham

Review of our November Meeting, by Christine Beelen

2018 National Capital Writing Contest Information

“The Flower Seller of Agra,” First Place 2017 NCWC Short Story, by Shiela Jane

“Anne from Toronto,” Second Place 2017 NCWC, by Ruth Latta

“Distant Connections,” Honourable Mention 2017 NCWC,  by Julio Heleno Gomes


2017 Autumn Edition

2017 Autumn

Publishing A Book: Tips to help you publish by Kati Lyon-Villiger, Ph.D.

Poem: “Sunset (for Gwen)” 2017 NCWC Third Place by Gillian Foss

CAA Fall Programs

Cherish Your Writer Comrades: Mentoring by Barbara Kyle

Learning from Other Professions byBarbara Florio Graham

Poem: “A Small Grief”  2017 NCWC Honourable Mention byBev Chambers

Short Story: “Unexpected” 2017 NCWC Honourable Mention by Barbara Wackerle Baker


2017 Summer Edition

2017 Summer

  • Giving Voice: Crafting Meaningful Dialogue byBarbara Kyle
  • CAA-NCR 2017-18 Meeting Topics
  • Poem: “Gunda” 2017 NCWC First Place by Ruth Latta
  • Our 2017 NCWC Awards Ceremony, Winners list and photos
  • Short Story: “Extra Innings” 2017 NCWC Third Place by Jeff Shiau
  • Poem: “Relay”  2017 NCWC Honourable Mention by Lee Ann Smith
  • Winging It: Live on the Radio by Barbara Florio Graham
  • Masters Writing Workshop by Adrienne Stevenson
  • Short Story: “California Pure”  2017 NCWC Second Place by Elle Wild



2017 Spring Edition

2017 Spring Byline



  • Surrey International Writers’ Conference 2016 by Adrienne Stevenson
  • Poem: “To be born Naked under Stars” by <strong>Carol A. Stephen
  • Poem: “Green Shift” by Gillian Foss, 2016 NCWC Honourable Mention
  • “The Writer’s Journey” Report on our January meeting featuring Caroline Pignat by Christine Beelen
  • “The Writer’s Best Friend: Conflict” by Barbara Kyle
  • “Creating and Managing Your Own Website” by Barbara Florio Graham
  • “When Jesus Died in my Neighbhourhood” by Sharyn Heagle



2016 Winter edition



“It’s Never Too Late: Young at Art” by SONIA TILSON

  • Poem: “Christmas Baking,” 2016 NCWC Honourable Mention by  LEE ANN ECKHARDT SMITH
  • How to Find and Enter Contests by BARBARA FLORIO GRAHAM
  • Poem: “A Piece of Scotch Plaid,” 2016 NCWC Honourable Mention by GERRY MOONEY
  • “The Power of Story Structure: Writing the Page Turner” by BARBARA KYLE
  • Short Story: “They Never Called Her Cinderella” 2016 NCWC Second Place by TONY BOVE

Short Story: “The Inward Vision,” 2015 NCWC Honourable Mention by ZENON STRZELCZYK2016



2016 Autumn Edition


  • “Standing up to take a chair: On becoming chair of CAA-NCR” by ARLENE SMITH
  • Poem: “Who will feed the Flowers,” 2016 NCWC Third Place by HELEN GAMBLE
  • Canadian Writers Summit: Report on the first conference by ARLENE SMITH
  • Poem: “Preparing for Winter,” 2016 NCWC Honourable Mention by GERRY MOONEY
  • Our 2016-17 Program by DEBBIE ROSE
  • Characters: Your Story’s Life Blood: Writing the Page Turner by BARBARA KYLE
  • Short Story: “Leveller,” 2016 NCWC Third Place by ADRIENNE STEVENSON
  • Developing Creative Promotional Ideas: Tapping Your Inate Creativity by BARBARA FLORIO GRAHAM

2016 Summer Edition

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  • “Shades of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela” by ALAN C. FLEMING
  • Poem: “The Act of Discovery” 2015 NCWC Honourable Mention by GILL FOSS
  • Poem: “High School Reunion” 2016 NCWC Second Place by SYLVIA ADAM
  • Report on our May Meeting Expose Yourself: Ways to get attention for your book while remaining fully clothed by DAVID TURKO
  • 2016 NCWC Awards Night
  • Short Story: “What the Chipmunk Is Thinking” 2016 NCWC First Place by LYNN JATANIA
  • “Conquering Writing Challenges” by BARBARA FLORIO GRAHAM
  • Short Story: “Ben and Margot Forever” 2016 NCWC Honourable Mention by ADAM HEENAN

 2016 Spring Edition


  • “Encourage Creativity by Turning Work Into Play” by Barbara Florio Graham
  • “A Good Way to Start a Writing Career” by Gill Foss
  • Poetry — Early Spring Landscape — by Carol Stephen
  • 2015 NCWC Honourable Mention Short Story “Tara Marie Andronek” by Stephanie Loiza Read
  • “Taxes and the Writer” with Paul Downey and Angela Doyle of BDO Canada
  • “Scribng Sex – Romancing the Page” with Jasmine Aziz
  • “Is ‘Real Change’ coming to Canadian copyright?” with Dr. Michael Geist

2016 Winter edition

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  • Iceland Writers Retreat (IWR) and The Blue Fox by L. D. Cross
  • 2015 NCWC Third Place Poetry:“Winter Blues” by Joan McKay
  • 2015 NCWC First Place Short Story “Ned and Lill” by Anna C. Rumin
  • Winter Social On Sunday afternoon, December 6

One Response to Archived Issues

March meeting

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
TOPIC: Playwriting
SPEAKER: Laurie Fyffe
What makes a play different from other forms of writing? How do you get the characters to tell your story? What
exactly is ‘dramatic action’? And how does the playwright craft dialogue to serve both characters and plot?
It’s all about wants and desires.
BIO: Laurie Fyffe is a playwright, dramaturge, actor, arts administrator and Artistic Director of Evolution Theatre, Ottawa. She is a member of CAEA, ACTRA, and the Playwrights Guild of Canada.