Blue Pencil Café participating presenters will be available for 20-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.

The Blue Pencil Café will be at the Prestige Harbourfront Resort and Convention Centre on Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Book early to avoid disappointment.


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


  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.


  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. Please do not send full manuscripts.

Format: Font name: Times New Roman, Font size: 12, Spacing: double-spaced, Margins: standard

Things to think about in advance of your session:


  Be prepared to discuss the status of your manuscript


  Ask questions


  Listen and make notes

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

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Book early to avoid disappointment.