Important Notice

The Word on the Lake Writers Festival 2020 has been canceled due to the COVID-19 virus threat. The Committee was not prepared to place any of our registrants, or presenters, in jeopardy. Thank you all for your support. We will miss you. See you in 2021. Please check our newsletter at intervals as we will […]

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Festival Overview

Word on the Lake Writers’ Festival is going VIRTUAL for 2021. It will run from Friday evening, May 7th through to Sunday, May 9, 2021. Sessions will include both skill development workshops, open forums, Blue Pencil sessions with authors based on questions and answers in an intimate setting. Are you interested in entering the Askew’s Foods […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does the cost of registration include the hotel room? No. Registration costs are for the festival only. However, you may have free accommodation… if you win the Early Registration Package which includes 2 nights at the Prestige plus other goodies. Value? $475. What a great way to enjoy the festival. Check the closure date for the Early […]

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Registration Fees and other details

Registration closes at midnight, April 30th 2021. Full Festival Cost $195, this includes all public events – Café Lit, Shock Theatre and the Askew’s Word On the Lake Writing Contest Awards Ceremony. Full festival registrants only may bring up to 2 guests, please click on + a guest on the form. Public events/webinars Non-festival attendees can purchase individual admissions to Shock Theatre, Café Lit and […]

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Blue Pencil Café

The Blue Pencil Café will be via zoom on Saturday, May 8th, 2021 Deadline for the Blue Pencil bookings is April 23, 2021 Presenters participating in the Blue Pencil Café will be available for 20-minute one-on-one sessions during Saturday. This is a great opportunity to have a writing professional go over your work with you […]

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