November 3 – 5, 2017
Vicki Delany: One woman crime wave comes to Turning Leaves
With more than 20 books to her credit, Vicki Delany is a fearless full-time writer, tackling the adult, reluctant reader and YA markets with her mysteries, suspense novels and police procedural titles. Past Chair of Crime Writers of Canada, Vicki is also a member of Capital Crime Writers and Sisters in Crime. She writes as Vicki Delany and Eva Gates.
Enjoy a Friday evening fireside chat with Vicki and a Saturday morning workshop where more than the secrets of writing a great mystery will be revealed. All stories need a mystery at their heart.
Here’s a brief excerpt from her author’s bio: In 2007, Vicki took early retirement from her job as a systems analyst with a major bank and sold her house in Oakville, Ontario. At that time In the Shadow of the Glacier, the first book in a police procedural series set in the British Columbia Interior was published. After travelling around North America for a year with her dog, Shenzi, she bought a home in bucolic, rural Prince Edward County, Ontario, where she rarely wears a watch and can write whenever she feels like it.
A $250 non-refundable deposit will secure your place in this retreat.
At Turning Leaves, we build a retreat for the writer and the writing:
- workshops to fire up your pen
- creativity and group sessions to inspire you
- private, uninterrupted writing time in cottage country setting
- tailor your retreat to suit your needs
Meals and accommodations:
- lakeview dining in the Heritage Dining Room
- private or shared accommodation in Fern’s Fireside Inn
- rooms have wood-burning fireplace, fridge, free WiFi
- Fern Resort is 90 minutes from Toronto in a quiet bay on beautiful Lake Couchiching
- indoor pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna
- exercise room
- nature trails, outdoor jogging track
- spa treatments (by appointment, extra charge)
- onsite pub (additional charge)
- Lakeview Room Single Occupancy $875
- Landview Room Single Occupancy $845
- Landview Room Double Occupancy $775
- Day Rate $475
- Retreat alumni $30
- Members of writing organizations $30
REGISTER NOW A $250 non-refundable deposit will secure your place in Turning Leaves 2017
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