Yesterday I discovered the existence of the Kamloops Writers Festival. Since then, I’ve been mulling over whether or not I should go.
I’ve attended some great literary events in the past. When I lived in Calgary, I strolled around, and even volunteered at, The Word on the Street (unfortunately no longer offered in Calgary). I took an extra-long lunch break from my corporate communications job downtown and indulged in a young adult author reading at Wordfest (one of the few adults in a theatre of teens).
The problem, though, is that I live a long-distance drive from all these events. Which means, although the events themselves may be reasonably priced, the hotel stays are not.
Other events I’d love to attend: