EVENTS

April 20, 2017

Finalist-400Arthur Ellis Award Shortlist Event

The Rose and Crown Pub
1503 – 4 Street SW
Calgary, AB
7-9PM

Ellis Award Shortlist Party (FB Event Listing)

“Not Your Grandmother’s Whodunit”, a look at the changing face of crime writing with panelists Susan Calder, Axel Howerton, Dwayne Clayden and Jayne Barnard. David A. Poulsen moderates. Announcements of the shortlists will be interspersed between panel questions and readings throughout the evening.
April 20, 2017   7-9PM

April 28, 2017

 Calgary-Logo-no-dateIs the Hero’s Journey Dead?
Storytelling in a Multi-Platform Digital Age

Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo
Stampede Park
Palomino H
8-9PM
2017.calgaryexpo.com

Moderated by A.J. Proctor
Panelists: Axel Howerton, Doug Berquist, Catherine Sakaly Stephens
Palomino H
Friday, April 28
8-9 PM

 Explore the evolution of Storytelling from a universal prospective. We will zoom way out take a look at the cultural paradigm shift that is challenging the traditional story model.

 

May 24, 2017

300x300_11921960Just Joshing: LIVE!

Owl’s Nest Books
815a – 49 Avenue SW
Calgary
7-9PM
Just Joshing Live! (FB Event Listing)

The Just Joshing podcast is going live for the first time ever at Owl’s Nest books in Calgary. Come hear Joshua Pantalleresco talk to local authors live at Owl’s Nest books. Guests include Robert Bose, Axel Howerton and more.

 

July 19, 2017

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How To Genre: Urban Fantasy and Magical Realism

Alexandra Writers Centre
cSpace King Edward
#460 – 1721 29 Avenue SW

www.alexandrawriters.org

Axel Howerton
July 19, 2017
7-10pm
Member Price: $50
Non-member Price: $75

Take a closer look at the history and mechanics of one of the most prevalent subgenres of today. Vampires, and Witches and Ghouls, Oh My!

 

July 26, 2017

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How To Genre: Gothic Horror (10 Seats Available)

Alexandra Writers Centre
cSpace King Edward
#460 – 1721 29 Avenue SW
www.alexandrawriters.org

Axel Howerton
July 26, 2017
7-10pm
Member Price: $50
Non-member Price: $75

The history and traditions of Gothic Horror explored, exposed and explained – from Shelley to Poe, from Lovecraft to Gaiman.

 

August 9, 2017

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How To Genre: Noir & Hardboiled (10 Seats Available)

Alexandra Writers Centre
cSpace King Edward
#460 – 1721 29 Avenue SW

www.alexandrawriters.org

Axel Howerton
August 9, 2017
7-10pm
Member Price: $50
Non-member Price: $75

A one-night primer on the history, tropes and stylistic ins and outs of writing Noir and Hardboiled fiction.

 

August 19, 2017

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Laughs, Thrills, Cool Cats and Literary Badassery (10 Seats Available)

Alexandra Writers Centre
cSpace King Edward
#460 – 1721 29 Avenue SW
www.alexandrawriters.org

Axel Howerton
August 19, 2017
10am-3:30pm
Member Price: $75
Non-member Price: $100

A one-day workshop exploring how to infuse your work with danger, excitement, memorable characters, and just the right amount of levity.

 

August 23, 2017

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How To Genre: Sherlockian Shenanigans (10 Seats Available)

Alexandra Writers Centre
cSpace King Edward
#460 – 1721 29 Avenue SW
www.alexandrawriters.org

Axel Howerton
August 23, 2017
7-10pm
Member Price: $50
Non-member Price: $75

How the Victorian era’s great detective became today’s biggest cultural phenomena. An examination of Public Domain characters, how to write them, and where to get your stories published.

 

 

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