Ottawa – Do you love writing short fiction? Are you 50 years old or more? Then put pen to paper or fire up your keyboard: the Ottawa Public Library’s annual 50+ Short Story Contest starts Monday, April 2and runs until May 31. This could be your time.
If you need help to start, or tips on how to improve your writing or a story you have been working on, the Ottawa Public Library has organized several writing workshops with local authors to help you:
SHORT STORY WRITING WORKSHOPS
Registration is required for the writing workshops. Participants can register by going to the contest webpage at: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/50plus.
Entries must be submitted electronically on the contest webpage, by mail, or in person at your local branch. All details of the 50+ Short Story Contest are available online at BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca/50plus.
The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is the largest bilingual (English/French) public library system in North America. The OPL extends public access to information and services through the library’s 34 branches, physical and virtual at www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca, as well as two mobile libraries and a vending machine-style lending library service. Serving close to one million Ottawa residents, OPL’s mission is to inspire learning, spark curiosity, and connect people. Follow us on Twitter www.Twitter.com/OPL_BPO and like us on Facebook www.Facebook.com/OPLBPO. Contact us at 613-580-2940 or InfoService@BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca. If it’s out there, it’s in here!