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The Blog-To-Book Deal at the Shebeen Club!

February 5, 2011

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UPDATE: Advance sales are done, but don’t worry, you can still get tickets at the door for $25 cash. We’ll be upstairs at the Revel Room. UPDATE #2: We MAY have a livecast from AHAMedia thanks to some out of towners who want to watch the presentation. Stand by for more info, or follow AHAMedia […]

What we have here is a failure to communicate

September 29, 2010

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You say “marginalia,” I say “engagement.” The saddest thing is, twenty pence is STILL the going rate.

Announcing the Real Vancouver Writers’ Series Lineup for Tonight

February 10, 2010

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Yes, this is cross-posted from the Shebeen Club, but you need to read it both places so my blogs don’t feel all neglected-like. The Shebeen Club is a media sponsor of the Real Vancouver Writers’ Series, so we’re spreading the word as widely as we can. And yes, that’s the Royal We. Tonight W2 comes […]

Socialize at the Sociable! Book Launch!

January 26, 2010

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I’ve done a full post on this over at the Shebeen Club blog, but here are the quick and dirty details for the launch of Sociable! the new book on effective social media marketing by local gurus Shane Gibson and Steve Jagger. Come out to the plus V Lounge in Yaletown to support local authors […]

Reading is Sexy Calendar Launch this Thursday

November 30, 2009

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Stolen (or rather, re-purposed) from the Shebeen Club blog. Come out and see the most photogenic of Vangroover’s literati in this year’s hottest centerfolds! Yes, writers posed Calendar Girls-style, to raise money to fight dyslexia. Calendars will be available for sale at $20 (hellooooo, great gift item!) and this’ll be your chance to get them […]

The Shebeen Club hosts the Surrey Writers’ School this Monday

August 12, 2009

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Yes, I posted this on the Shebeen Club website and over on Facebook, and I’m probably going to post it on raincoaster as well. Don’t want an empty house! Who: The Shebeen Club and the Surrey Writers’ School What: $15 gets you dinner and a drink (cash, plzthxkbai) with the finest of Literati When: 6-9pm […]

Blogathon and the Federation of BC Writers

July 23, 2009

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This Saturday (because I am insane) I’ll be participating in Blogathon 2009, a 24-hour, 48 blog post postathon, to raise money for the Federation of BC Writers, BC’s home grown support system for Left Coast literati. What are you waiting for? Sign up to sponsor me by selecting “raincoaster.com” from the list of available blogs […]

3 Day Novel Contest Writer’s Retreat

July 17, 2009

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I am cross-posting this from the Shebeen Club because dammit, this just needs to be plastered everywhere! The more I talk to this resort, the more excited I get! From a bright-eyed Friday, September 4th through to a groggy, shaken Tuesday the 8th morning, we’ll be closeting ourselves away in a secluded BC resort doing […]

Free by Chris Anderson, FREE!

July 8, 2009

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It doesn’t get much simpler than that; you can now read the almost-certainly-about-to-be-a-best-seller book Free, the Future of a Radical Price by Chris Anderson, the author of old-skool social media gospel Long Tail, right here online. I mean yeah, you could click away to Amazon and buy it there and spend anxious weeks waiting to […]

Brussels Sprouts and Unicorns Book Launch

May 8, 2009

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From Robert Chaplin, the artist, author, and publisher comes the new Brussels Sprouts and Unicorns, and you’re invited to the launch! We’re having a book launch! It’s a celebration, and you are invited. We’ve published the fourth Library Edition and you’re going to love it. ‘Brussels Sprouts & Unicorns’ written and illustrated by Robert Chaplin […]

Anne Michaels in Vancouver April 3

March 12, 2009

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reposted from the Shebeen Club: Friday April 3rd, 7:30 pm St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church 1022 Nelson Street (at Burrard) From the Vancouver International Writers Festival also on Facebook. Fugitive Pieces catapulted novelist Anne Michaels into the forefront of literary superstars.┬áIt won the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction and has been translated into more than 20 […]