BC – Okanagan Writing Workshops

Two Writing  Workshops

TOPIC: Promotion and the Business Side of Publishing
with Norma J. Hill – Featured Speaker

12 – 4 pm, Saturday, Oct 22, 2016
Location: Okanagan Regional Library Westbank Branch
(2484 Main St, West Kelowna, BC)

Members: Non-members:

Fee       $20 + HST $25 + HST
Price includes coffee break – – Registration is open until Thurs, Oct 20, 2016. Attendees can register at the door.


Are you a Christian who writes? Are you confused by the complexity of the business side of publishing? Are you eager to know what you must do to promote your fictional or non-fictional story?


WORKSHOP 1: Platform and Brand – What it is. Why it is necessary.
Knowing yourself and your audience. Choosing your niche. Platform Avenues.
101 ways to market. Choosing what will work best for you.

WORKSHOP 2: Christian Authors and the Business of Writing – Your “calling” as a Christian writer. Christian values and goals in promotion and
marketing. Creating your business plan. The Christian marketplace and
publishing opportunities.

Special thanks to: The Light Magazine for their support.

Norma J Hill has a BEd (Secondary: Social Studies and Teacher Librarianship) from UBC, has also taught secondary English, and tutors Language Arts/English at elementary through college levels. She is a professional editor and has presented workshops at writers’ camps and groups. Norma’s employment background includes work for the CBC and The Queen Charlotte Islands Observer. Her writing has been featured in various magazines, anthologies, and online websites and blogs. As a volunteer Communications Director for Penticton Writers and Publishers  (PWAP) and other organizations, she has published and/or edited newsletters, brochures, websites, and social media. Norma loves to help writers with their personal writing and publishing paths.