Two Lifers get together at Rutherford Press

Lifer Experiences Honorary Life Members Ben Nuttall-Smith (in photo) and George Opacic have spent a lot of time helping fellow writer though their commitment to the Fed. And now they’re helping each other, Ben as an author whose books are among those in the catalogue of George’s Rutherford Press. They…

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New West Lit Fest a feast

Sharon McInnes was awarded an Honorary Life Membership on behalf of the Board by Fed President Ann Graham-Walker at the April 14 AGM. People who love to write, which is a polite way of defining those impelled by their literary addictions, converged on New Westminster April 13-15 for the New…

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29+ Awards!   Below is a list of prizes, both for books and individual works, that you can consider applying for this Spring! I won’t promise that this is a complete list, but I added as many as I could! If you have others, send them my way, and I’ll…

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Literary Fiction: Why does it matter?

Literary Fiction: Post 2 of 3 I recently came across a Facebook post in one of the writers’ groups I have joined in which a fellow member lamented the frustrations of a ‘wannabe’ writer. I responded, “Writing is not about writing. That’s the paradox of our vocation – a quirk of…

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