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Web Privacy Act

Margo Bates is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information collected on this site by following the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act (PIPEDA) and the British Columbia Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA).

Margo Bates collects information from users through book reviews, media and readers comments, workshop and newsletter registration, online merchandise sales and Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook fan page membership.  As the sole owner of the information collected on this website, Margo Bates will not sell, share or rent this information to others.  It will be used solely for Margo Bates' business purposes.

This website contains links to other sites.  Please note that Margo Bates is not responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites.  Margo Bates encourages users when leaving her site, to read the privacy policy of every website that collects personally identifiable information.

Security and Confidentiality

Every online transaction and contribution on this site occurs through a safe, private and secure system that protects the user's personal information.  From time to time, Margo Bates may communicate with customers via e-mail and newsletter.  If a customer does not wish further communication, he or she is given an opportunity to opt out.

If Margo Bates decides at any time to use personal information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, she will request permission from the user.

Contact Information

Margo Bates
Phone: 604-788-9501

E-Mail: info@margobates.com

Privacy Officer: Margo Bates, owner

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Pitching Your Story - Wed Jan 10 at Canadian Authors-Metro Vancouver

How do you balance the need to convey the essence of a story with the need to avoid bogging down in detail? Margo will show writers how to make the most of a ten-minute pitch session. read more...

TWS Community Workshops: Research for Fiction and Non-Fiction with Margo Bates

SFU The Writer's Studio Community Workshop: Research for Fiction and Non-Fiction. Location: SFU Vancouver Campus, Harbour Centre Date and Time: Sat Jan 13, 2018 from 10 am to 1 pm Cost: $30 read more...

Workshops & Speaking Engagements

Margo speaks to groups and students on a variety of topics. She's developed these workshops for authors: It's All About YOU - Marketing yourself and your work, Research - The key to writing fiction and non-fiction. What a Character! Humour Writing and Sto read more...

Book Clubs

Margo speaks to Book Clubs in person or via Skype. read more...

Review on PS Don't Tell Your Mother by Kathleen Schmitt

Anyone ... gets the real picture [of life in a small town] in this story of the petty quarrels, competitions, and surprising human tenderness that reveal the way life flows with lots of ripples in Telkwa BC. ... Fun and easy to read ... read more...

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