This is a pilot launch for the 2019’s edition of When Words Collide, August 9 to 11, 2019 Delta Calgary South, Calgary, Alberta. Please check back for your updated schedule around July 15, 2019
The celebration of past WWC festivals resumes with Collision Reconstruction: Life-Hacks. Previous guests Jack Whyte, Leanne Shirtliffe and Robert Runté bring words of wisdom on finding inspiration, battling self-doubt and the loss of literacy.
Regardless of the field, early adventures can be unexpectedly pleasant, eye-opening, or tragi-comic. Check out the latest Collision Reconstruction podcast for examples from WWC past guest authors Brandon Sanderson, Jacqueline Guest and Guy Gavriel Kay.
We continue to gather excerpts from WWC panels over the years. We put them in a blender and call them Collision Reconstructions. This time, we present three festival guests--Kevin J. Anderson, Lisa Mangum and Will Ferguson talking about their career starts.
The celebration of WWCs past continues with a new Collision Reconstruction. We combed through four panels from three past festivals for insights on marketing and labels. Voices in this reconstruction include Eileen Bell, Mark Leslie, Laini Giles, S. G. Wong, Michelle Beattie, Alyssa Palmer, Jade Buchanan, Kelley Armstrong, Jennifer Estep, Jessica L. Jackson, Ellie Lynn,…
Are Canadian crime writers pigeon-holed? Can they "break through" with non-Canadian (read: U.S.) readers. Panelists from the 2012 and 2018 festivals offer their thoughts in another Collision Reconstruction. Anthony Bidulka, Dwayne Clayden, J. E. Barnard, David A. Poulsen, Susan Calder