Professional Writers Association of Canada

Southwest New Brunswick Chapter


PWAC SWNB chapter offers networking and professional development opportunities throughout the year for both established and aspiring professional writers.

PWAC SWNB chapter meetings:

Monthly meetings take place the second Tuesday of each month from noon until 2 p.m. To be notified of monthly meetings and their location, as well as other events and news of interest to writers, contact Trudy Kelly Forsythe,

Past Event Highlights

AGM 2004 Summer Social 2007 Christmas Party 2010
  Christmas 2011  

Professional Development

Workshops for writers:

As well as the monthly meetings, PWAC SWNB offers workshops which are significantly discounted to PWAC members. One popular event was Communicating for Cash in Sackville N.B. in July 2010. The two-day series of professional development workshops for writers and other content creators in Atlantic Canada and beyond included two valuable workshops Getting Work With the Federal Government with Marion Soubliere and Successful Marketing With Social Media with Paul Lima that are now available as on-demand video at PWAC members receive a discount to access these sessions, which were filmed by Fredericton-based Golden Coast International Inc.

PWAC Professional Development Resources

PWAC members also have access to a variety of free professional development materials on the following topics:

  • Accounting & Money Matters
  • Business & Technical Writing Markets
  • Contracts & Copyright, Editing
  • Freelance Writing Career
  • Libel, Marketing
  • Personal Development
  • Profile Writing
  • Time Management and Travel Writing

For more information on joining PWAC and gaining access to this valuable resource of materials, visit



  2011 SWNB Chapter of PWAC
last updated 05 December 2012