BC Writers' Summit PRESS RELEASE

17 Mar 2021 12:00 PM | Bryan Mortensen (Administrator)


March 17, 2021.

The Federation of British Columbia Writers announces Jessica Brody,

as Keynote Speaker for the BC Writers’ Online Summit

COURTENAY, BC — The author of best-selling ‘Save the Cat! Writes a Novel’ is the

Keynote speaker for this year’s BC Writers’ Summit. This week-long event runs from May 15 to

May 21st, entirely online.

“We are ecstatic that Ms. Brody has agreed to be our keynote speaker and to do a special

members-only Fireside chat. Running this event entirely online has allowed us to bring in

someone who may have been out of reach in previous years,” said Bryan Mortensen, Executive

Director at The Federation of British Columbia Writers.

“As we cross the milestone of 1000 members on our 45th anniversary, our goal is to

expand our programs and services throughout the province, especially in rural remote


Summit participants can expect a range of workshops and events that cross genres,

mediums, and audience skill levels. The summit is also offering Blue Pencil Query Letter

Reviews, which can be added to the Summit Pass for only $35. This includes a 15-minute

feedback consult with an editor from Darling Axe. There are only 40 spots open for the reviews,

so book early. Registration for the Summit officially opens today, through the Federation of BC

Writers website, https://www.bcwriters.ca/BCSummit.


For more information, press only:

Bryan Mortensen

Executive Director

Federation of British Columbia Writers



For more information on Registration:

Angela Douglas

Director of Communications

Federation of British Columbia Writers


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