Keep an eye on this page to see where JoEllen and the girls from the Idaho Creative Authors Network will be holding events this year.

2019 is off to a great start as the ICAN team just finished their Write On Writers' Retreat in Boise, Idaho! It was a great day to encourage new and seasoned authors and set some personal writing goals for the year.  

Keep watching for this year's events. 


ICAN  is doing something new! We have started meeting monthly at different coffee shops to chat about writing. Come join us and tell us about the projects you are working on. Do you have questions about writing and publishing? Bring them and let's discuss it. This is a casual get together because we want to get to know you better!

Next Coffee Chat is Saturday May 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Sunrise Cafe conference room in Middleton, Idaho at 200 E. Main Street.

Book Extravaganza

August 24, 2019 

Caldwell Public Library - Caldwell, ID

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

If you love to write, this would be a great time for networking with others with the same passion. Come and ask them how they got started and how they became published authors.  

If you are a book lover, this is a fun event where you can come and meet local authors and see the amazing talent in the Treasure Valley. 

Fifth Annual Treasure Valley Writers' Fest

October 19, 2019 

9:00 A.M. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Sand Hollow Baptist Church

                    29627 Old Hwy 30 

                    Caldwell, ID

This writing conference is an amazing opportunity for those new on the writing journey as well as seasoned authors to come together and add valuable information to your writing toolboxes. Our amazing speakers organize detailed workshops for you. There are door prizes and giveaways as well as a catered meal. There is a writing contest associated with this event, as well, and an awards ceremony completes our evening.  


Meet the newest members of the ICAN team, Carol Kjar (top left) and Carol Peterson (right), and Mary Vine (bottom left). Make sure to introduce yourselves to them at the upcoming events. They are eager to help you on your writing journey!

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