writer in residence
Mar 23, 2010
I'll be chatting online tomorrow night, March 23 2010, starting at 7:00 p.m.
The chat will be happening athttp://bookbuzzdiscussion.torontopubliclibrary.ca. All are welcome! You can chat with me and Dawn Connolly from TPL, about writing, the thrilling roller-coaster ride that is the life of a writer, and everything cool and wacky that's going on in the world right now.
Mar 04, 2010
... at the Metro reference library here in Toronto, starting at 7:00 pm.
Here's the full itinerary from the TPL website, along with a little teaser on my next event, coming up on March 24, that you might want to participate in:
Science Fiction and Foresight: Is it true that science fiction is about predicting the future? Karl Schroeder discusses when science fiction and foresight are the same and when they are different.
Saturday, March 6, 7-8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library
Live Online Chat
Chat online with Karl Schroeder - a Book Buzz event.
Wednesday, March 24, 7-8 pm
So come on down on Saturday for the talk! It's supposed to be a glorious spring-like day, so why not visit the library then take a stroll down Yonge?
Feb 03, 2010
I have a new weblog over at Toronto Public Library's site, specifically for the Writer in Residence stuff
As if blathering about myself on twitter, facebook, and here were not enough, I can now be found over at the Toronto Public Library as well. This is all to the good: I will continue to post updates here about schedule changes (if any) and generally promote the program whenever I can. Over at TPL, I'll have the opportunity to talk more about the process of writing as such, and about my experiences as writer in residence. I will not be talking anywhere about the individual writers who've come to me with their work; our discussions are between us and confidentiality is extremely important to me. But I'll let you know how I'm getting on, how the process gets refined, and any insights and learning that I've come to during my time with TPL.
Jan 27, 2010
Short answer: no. I'll be writer in residence until the end of May
Due to the last-minute dogpile of publicity about my writer in residence tenure, it may look as though you'll have to scramble to participate. After all, the program starts in just a few days.
Not to worry. I'll be accepting manuscripts for critique and discussion for the next several months. Obviously, if you hand me something on the last day of my appointment, I may not be able to give you the time you deserve, so the sooner the better. But don't panic if you're not ready this week.
I'll continue to post information and links about how to join the program, and I'll also be blogging about it all over at the TPL website (link and more details forthcoming).
Now, the workshops are a little more time-constrained. The sooner you tell TPL if you want to attend those, the easier our organization of the events will be. But I'm not expecting to have gone through a reading/critiquing cycle with you before the workshops. We may not get to meet at all before they happen, but they're different from the one-on-one meetings, so that's fine.
Does this all make sense? If you've got any questions, don't hesitate to contact the library, or me at karl(at)kschroeder.com
Jan 25, 2010
This is happening next Monday afternoon!
Jan 23, 2010
Where I'll be and how I can help new and aspiring writers between February 1 and May 31, 2010
Toronto Public Library has put up its web page detailing my writer in residence tenure this spring. That means I can reveal the details here too; I'll give you some here, but I'll also be placing the events into my calendar, which you can access at any time through the "Events" menu item on the left of the site's window (or the "upcoming events" box on the right).