Blue Pencil Presenters will be available for 15-minute one-on-one appointments during Saturday This is a great opportunity to have a writing professional go over your work with you in an informal and relaxed setting.

Please note that Anna Comfort O’Keeffe will be accepting pitches during her Blue Pencil sessions.

Blue PencilThe Blue Pencil Café will be at the Prestige Harbourfront Resort and Convention Centre on Saturday.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

check  Indicate your presenter-selections in order of preference on your Registration form.

check  You will be contacted in advance of the festival by the Blue Pencil Coordinator. She will inform you of the time, location, and specific requirements for your session.

check  For example, most presenters require work to be pre-submitted (usually by email.) However, be prepared to bring 2 copies of no more than 6 pages of your manuscript to the festival.

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Things to think about in advance of your session:

check  Be prepared to discuss the status of your manuscript

check  Ask questions

check  Listen and make notes

Appointment Desk Information: The Blue Pencil Table will be open in the hotel lobby for appointments if spaces are still open and if the chosen presenters don’t require pre-submission of manuscripts. Friday 3:00 — 5:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – Noon.   

Participating Presenters