Saturday, August 13, 2011


WordStorm Society of the Arts News

Hazelwood Writers' Festival a Great Success
Check back at the WordStorm link for an up-coming photo essay on all the performers.

WordStorm: The Fall Season Starting September 26th
Performers will be Linda Crosfield, David Fraser, Ursula Vaira, and Lisa Shatzky

Lorna Crozier who was originally scheduled will be reading in April 2012.

WordStorm October 31 Halloween Night
This night will be a themed night with readers/performers and audience encouraged to come in costume related in some way to what they plan to read. There will not be an open mic but there is an advanced sign-up to be a reader that night, so just email us at to be put on the list. Don't wait as this list has filled up quickly in the past.

Haiku Workshop

Saturday, August 20, 2011
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Nanaimo Harbourfront Library
Second Floor Meeting Room

Come and join Kamal Parmar, local writer and poet, in learning how to write the world's shortest 3-line poem--Haiku.

Unleash your creative Muse, sharpen your sensitivity, and develop an acute sense of observation and perception. You'll be surprised where your creativity can lead. What is an 'aha' moment in haiku? What is a 'caesura' or a pause? You'll learn all this and more, in this interactive, informal and informative presentation.

Refreshing juice and cookies will also be provided.
Registration is FREE.

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