Charlotte Gill is the author Eating Dirt, a tree-planting memoir nominated for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize, the Charles Taylor Prize, and two BC Book Prizes. It was the 2012 winner of the BC National Award for Canadian Nonfiction.
Michael Robotham tells the story of how an email exchange with a reader turns into a standoff in a hotel corridor. He told his story live at WordFest 2014, which was held at The Banff Centre in October 2014.
Sound design in film is often overlooked. In part, this is because good sound design doesn’t announce itself the way a flashy visual sequence might–in fact, when it’s done right, we barely notice the sound at all. It can quietly manipulate while we attribute all the heavy-lifting to the visuals: “I saw a great film last night.”
Want to know what mistakes writers Ivan Coyote, Meags Fitzgerald, Arun Lakra, Mark Lavorato, and Michael Robotham have made? Join This Really Happened on October 18th at WordFest 2014 at the Banff Centre for an evening of stories on screw-ups, snafus, and blunders.