Showing posts from September, 2013

Word on the Street and My First Story Mob

Tuesday September 24, 2013 It's not like I didn't know The Word on the Street Festival  was coming. WOTS happens every September in cities across Canada, and Steve and I try to go to the Toronto installment at Queen's Park every year. I went to Winnipeg last week knowing this annual "celebration of literacy and the written word" was happening the Sunday we got back, but I still didn't bother looking at the schedule of events. My plan was to just go and wander around and see what we could see... Author Elizabeth Wein Elizabeth Wein speaks about researching her novels at WOTS Toronto 2013.  Luckily, checking Twitter while lingering over coffee on Sunday morning saved me from missing out on hearing Elizabeth Wein , the author of Code Name Verity , read from her new book, Rose Under Fire . She tweeted (from  @EWein2412 ) that she'd arrived in Toronto, and I put two and two together (because I'm clever like that. Also because I went to the WOTS