johnsonTerry Lynn Johnson writes outdoor adventures based on her own life learning experiences in the wilds of Ontario. She might have fallen through the ice a time or two, been dragged by a dogteam, blown up a woodstove, been attacked by a sloth (slowly), accidentally sprayed a crowd with muskrat glands, and chased a bear with a chainsaw (while naked). She owned 18 sled dogs for many years, and currently works as a Conservation Officer

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2015 Workshop: Get Published – Writing Fiction and Non-Fiction for Magazines

So you want to be an author. That’s great! You are joined by an overflowing pot of aspiring writers. But only a small percentage actually get their work published. Learn how to start on your journey by submitting to magazines. In this workshop, I’ll share some dog sledding adventures and wild animal tales, and – oh yes, tips on how to improve your success at seeing your words in print! My very first published article was called Frozen Turd Wars. I’m certain you have something just as colorful inside you.

Featured books:
icedogsyoutubeschooltubeIce Dogs by Terry Lynn Johnson (grades 5-9)

Victoria Secord, a fourteen-year-old Alaskan dogsled racer, loses her way on a routine outing with her dogs. With food gone and temperatures dropping, her survival and that of her dogs and the mysterious boy she meets in the woods is entirely up to her.



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