Upcoming events

    • 25 Oct 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Seminar:  Freelance Writing 101: Starting Out Right

    Thinking of launching a freelance writing business?  Don't miss this panel presentation.  Sue Bowness, freelance writing instructor and PWAC Toronto Chapter blog editor, will share an overview of how freelance writers earn a living, including different types of content you can write and their pay rates.  Get tips from an accounting expert about money management for freelancers.  Karen Luttrell, marketing strategist and PWAC Toronto Chapter president, will walk you through the basics of developing a marketing plan for your new freelance writing business.  Visit pwactoronto.org for details and to register.

    • 08 Nov 2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • Virtual and Waterloo

    Designing and Writing Your One-Pager

    Stephanie Clark (http://www.newleafresumes.ca), acclaimed professional resume, cover letter and LinkedIn writer and interview coach will show us the ins and outs of putting together one helluva fabulous one-pager for our portfolio.  As always, if you interested in becoming a member of PWAC, you're welcome to join one of our meetings for free to get an idea of who we are and what we do.  Please check the Waterloo Region website for more information.

    • 08 Nov 2017
    • 7:30 PM
    • Virtual and Waterloo

    Stephanie Clark, acclaimed professional resume, cover letter & LinkedIn writer & interview coach will show us the ins and outs of putting together one helluva fabulous resume for our portfolio.

    Email Lori Straus (loristraus [at] loristraus.com) for further information.

    • 15 Nov 2017
    • 6:00 PM

    Special Event:  Ask the Expert - Dorothea Helms (PWAC Members Only; Attendance Limited to 10)

    Up to 10 PWAC Toronto Chapter members can join The Writing Fairy, Dorothea Helms, for wine, snacks and an intimate conversation.  This is your chance to learn the secrets of building a well-paying writing career, from a long-time freelancer who is generous with her advice.  This exclusive event will be hosted by former PWAC Toronto Chapter President Virginia Heffernan.  Reservations are first-booked, first-served.  PWAC members, watch pwactoronto.org for details and to register.

    • 20 Nov 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Seminar:  How to Break Into B2B Copywriting

    Business-to-business (B2B) copywriting is a lucrative market for freelancers.  Our expert speakers will discuss the differences between B2B and business-to-consumer (B2C) copywriting, examples of B2B marketing materials you can write (such as case studies and white papers) and how to find clients.  For further information and to register, please see pwactoronto.org.

    • 04 Dec 2017
    • 6:30 PM

    Special Event:  Ho-Ho-Holiday Party

    PWAC Toronto Chapter members and friends are invited to join the Chapter Executive for nibbles and great conversation at Pogue Mahone Pub and Kitchen (777 Bay Street, downtown Toronto; entrance is on College Street just west of Yonge).  Catch up with fellow writers and celebrate the season at PWAC Toronto's highly anticipated annual holiday party!  There is no fee to attend; pay for your own drinks and additional menu items.  Please RSVP to Carolyne Camilleri, VP Special Events and Networking, at c.camilleri@pwactoronto.org.

    • 29 Jan 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Seminar:  Advanced Interviewing Skills for Writers

    Whether you're a journalist, a corporate writer or a ghostwriter, you need to know hot to ask tough questions and get good answers - preferably without alienating your interview subject.  Writers share this need with other professionals, such as lawyers and psychologists.  At this panel presentation, you'll get practical tips from writers and other professionals who are experts at getting people to open up and share information.  For further details and to register, please visit pwactoronto.org.

Past events

16 Oct 2017 PWAC Quebec Negotiating Contracts with Ann Douglas
11 Oct 2017 PWAC Waterloo - Turning Passion into Success
11 Oct 2017 PWAC Board Meeting
11 Oct 2017 PWAC Waterloo - Topic TBA
26 Sep 2017 PWAC Quebec Show & Tell
24 Sep 2017 Word on the Street Toronto
13 Sep 2017 PWAC Board Meeting
12 Sep 2017 Southwest New Brunswick Chapter Meeting
06 Sep 2017 PWAC Toronto - Cheers with Peers
12 Jul 2017 PWAC Board Meeting - July 2017
14 Jun 2017 PWAC Board Meeting - June 2017
20 May 2017 On-line PD - PWAC 2017 National Conference
19 May 2017 PWAC Annual General Meeting - In Person Non Delegates
18 May 2017 PWAC 2017 AGM and National Conference
18 May 2017 PWAC 2017 - 41st Annual Conference - EARLY BIRD Registration Extended to April 26, 2017
10 May 2017 PWAC Board Meeting - May 2017
12 Apr 2017 PWAC Board Meeting - April 2017
29 Mar 2017 PWAC 2017 Annual Awards - Members Only
29 Mar 2017 PWAC 2017 Annual Awards - General Public
08 Mar 2017 PWAC Board Meeting - March 2017
08 Feb 2017 PWAC Board Meeting - February 2017
18 Jan 2017 Meet The Editors Night
18 Jan 2017 PWAC Board Meeting - January 2017
17 Jan 2017 Calgary Chapter Meeting
10 Jan 2017 Southwest New Brunswick Chapter Meeting
14 Dec 2016 PWAC Board Meeting - December 2016
06 Dec 2016 PWAC SWNB Chapter Christmas Gathering
03 Dec 2016 Workshop with Frances Peck - Usage Woes and Myths
09 Nov 2016 PWAC Board Meeting - November 2016
12 Oct 2016 PWAC Board Meeting - October 2016
11 Oct 2016 SWNB Chapter Meeting
21 Sep 2016 PWAC Board Meeting - September 2016
31 Aug 2016 Vancouver Island Summer BBQ
04 Aug 2016 PWAC Board Meeting - 4 August 2016
30 Jul 2016 BC Interior BBQ and PD Session
07 Jul 2016 PWAC Board Meeting - 7 July 2016
06 Jul 2016 #PWACChat - Dealing with Seasonal Slumps
10 Jun 2016 PWAC Annual General Meeting - In Person
10 Jun 2016 40th Annual AGM and Conference
09 Jun 2016 PWAC's 40th Birthday Meet & Greet
04 May 2016 Waterloo Chapter Panel Discussion: Different Ways to Work as a Freelance Writer
01 Mar 2016 PWAC Annual Awards - General Public
27 Feb 2016 The Travelling Pen Workshop
11 Feb 2016 PWAC Board Meeting
28 Jan 2016 PWAC Board meeting

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