TD Culture Lab - Explore Publishing

TD Culture Lab – Explore Publishing was a 2-day virtual workshop that engaged local writers through informational webinars, panel discussions, and networking opportunities on the topic of publishing. Both self-publishing and traditional publishing were explored and explained by knowledgeable individuals in the sector. These sessions will encouraged participants to ask many questions, as this has been found to be a valuable part of the online learning experience for many.

TD Culture Lab – Explore Publishing Workshop

Day 1 – Saturday, April 17, 2021

Featured informational webinars on both self and traditional publishing. The self/indie publishing webinar was led by Elizabeth Banfalvi of Mississauga Writers Group with Belynda W. Thomas (self-published author), the traditional publishing webinar was led by Mary Ellen Korosil of Courtney Park Writers’ Group with Pratap Reddy (traditionally published author). Participants enjoyed a virtual networking lunch between webinar sessions.

TD Culture Lab – Explore Publishing Workshop

Day 2 – Friday, April 30, 2021

Featured panel discussions on both self and traditional publishing. The self/indie panel was moderated by Elizabeth Banfalvi of Mississauga Writers Group with panelists Doug Mackie (Point One Graphics Inc) and Belynda W. Thomas (self-published author). The traditional panel was moderated by Mary Ellen Korosil of Courtney Park Writers’ Group with panelists Bala Menon (Tamarind Tree Books), Michael Mirolla (Guernica Editions), Kathryn Lane (Dundurn Press).

TD Culture Lab – Explore Publishing
Self & Indie Publishing Webinar

April 17, 2021
  • Led by Elizabeth Banfalvi (Mississauga Writers Group), this information session presents everything you need to know about self-publishing and allows writers to have all their questions about self-publishing answered.
  • Special guest: Belynda Wilson Thomas (self-published author of the book Secrets and Silence.

TD Culture Lab – Explore Publishing
Traditional Publishing Webinar

April 17, 2021
  • Led by Mary Ellen Korosil (Courtney Park Writers’ Group), this informational webinar presents everything you need to know about Traditional forms of publishing and allows writers to have all their publishing questions answered.
  • Special guest: Pratap Reddy (published author of the books Weather Permitting and Other Stories and Ramaya’s Treasure).

TD Culture Lab – Explore Publishing
Self/Indie Publishing Panel

April 30, 2021
  • This panel discussion will feature industry professionals with advice and resources for writers interested in self-publishing.
  • Moderator: Elizabeth Banfalvi of the Mississauga Writers Group
  • Panelists: Doug Mackie (PointOne Graphics Inc.), Belynda Wilson Thomas (self-published author).

TD Culture Lab – Explore Publishing
Traditional Publishing Panel

April 30, 2021
  • This panel discussion will feature industry professionals with advice
    and resources for writers interested in traditional publishing.
  • Moderator: Mary Ellen Koroscil of the Courntey Park Writers’ Group
  • Panelists: Bala Menon (Tamarind Tree Books), Michael Mirolla (Guernica Editions), Kathryn Lane (Dundurn Press).

About the presenters:

Courtney Park Writers’ Group

Established twelve years ago, the Courtney Park Writers’ Group currently has twenty four members. Their mandate is to inspire and offer creative support to our members, who write poetry, prose and novels. The group meets monthly on Zoom with special guests speakers and offers their members a platform to share their written work. The Courtney Park Writers’ Group traditionally publish three books per year.

Mississauga Writers Group

The Mississauga Writers Group was founded in 2013 and is over 100 members strong! Established to share experiences and pursue writing dreams through creativity, knowledge and mutual respect. The group learns from each others’ strengths and talents and enjoys stimulating conversations that only other writers can relate to! The Misssissauga Writers Group’s quarterly ezine and anthologies are an opportunity for members to have their works published.
Website: mississaugawritersgroup.com

TD Culture Lab – Explore Publishing Workshop is sponsored by TD Bank Group and presented by Mississauga Arts Council in collaboration with Courtney Park Writers’ Group and Mississauga Writers Group.

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