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The Writers' Community of York Region

The Writers’ Community of York Region The Writers’ Community of York Region proudly brings to you The Bookshelf – bringing writers and readers together. Learn more about The WCYR by visiting their website at: http://wcyork.ca

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We are Just Testing Yes, it happens all the time. Something goes wrong and our social media feeds stop working. But this is not the end of the road. No, we are diving into the problem and checking out what can be done about it. In order to see what the problem is, this post […]

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Thank You to Our Sponsors

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Last minute preparations are under way for The Bookshelf. We’d like to thank all our sponsors for their donations. Without you, we would not have been able to present so many talented Canadian authors to the reading public. We hope you will all join us tomorrow at the Newmarket Farmer’s Market for a day of […]

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The Bookshelf is Fun for the Whole Family!

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Bring the whole family to the Bookshelf at the Newmarket Farmer’s Market Meet the authors behind the children’s and young adult books and crafts artisans for kids. Visit the Reading Room for 2 great reading events: At 11:15am Kim Chatel will read from her choose-your-own adventure novel, Burgher and the Woebegone. At 11:45 Alyxandra Harvey […]

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Burgher and the Woebegone at the Bookshelf

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Burgher is a gnome, which is just another name for an ugly elf. He lives in a grey world, among slugs and mushrooms and he likes it that way. A black cloud follows him around like a curse. It must be the Apple Tree Man’s revenge for destroying the orchard, but Burgher had to destroy […]

Doug's Blogging

You Never Know

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It’s hard to say when you’ll meet someone how it makes a real impression on your life. They could be a person just walking down the street, a parent, sibling, co-worker, or even a celebrity if you get the chance. But these days are not like the 1970’s when we could just walk up to […]

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When it just comes down to one book

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Authors are avid readers. Heck, I’ve always got my nose in one book or another at any given time. Just look at my GoodReads account (that is after I do a monthly update) and see how many books I remembered reading and have read through my life. If an author does not have listed over […]

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Weird and Wonderful

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We authors are a weird and wonderful breed, represented by all shapes, sizes, sexes and colours. The strangest part is we spend much of our lives by ourselves creating wonderful worlds for you to enjoy, people to love or hate, and fantastic adventures to tag along in. Many of us go for years without our […]