Idaho Creative Authors Network

Encouraging and developing the dreams of
fellow authors!

Upcoming Events

ICAN Spring Writers'
​Symposium and 
​Writing Contest

Idaho Creative Authors at Old Fort Boise Days

Maxine Johnson Elementary
Parma, ID 83660
Friday, June 8
Noon - 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 9
 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 The Idaho Creative Authors Network will have a booth during Old Fort Boise Days' Friday and Saturday events. Stop in and visit, sign up for fun door prizes, and find out what services, events, and new books we offer!

We will be launching our hands on workbook for writers to walk them through creataing a book and bringing it to fruition. For creative writers everywhere!

​Parma High School Commons
137 Panther Way
Parma, ID  83660 
Saturday, March 17, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Third Annual ICAN Spring Writers’ Symposium and Writing Contest will be held in Parma, Idaho. The event promises to be packed with information and interaction for beginning and established writers seeking to improve their writing and marketing skills. A networking luncheon will give attendees the opportunity to interact with fellow writers and presenters.
Presenters include ICAN members, Phyllis Vavold Nettleton, JoEllen Claypool, Sheila Eismann, and Carol Green. Guest speaker to be announced! Come prepared to engage in a writing activity to practice what you have learned! Specific topic titles will be announced after the first of soon!
The day caps off with an awards ceremony for winners of the writing contest.

Register on Eventbrite

Meet Pamela KleibrinkThompson
Pamela Kleibrink Thompson is a career coach, writer, and recruiter. She is an internationally known speaker and has presented on career issues and writing at conferences from Stuttgart, Germany, to San Diego, California, and at schools from Singapore to Sarasota.  Pamela worked as a production manager on the Emmy Award-winning animated series The Simpsons and has written and produced training films for AT&T and IBM. Her articles have appeared in more than 100 publications.  You can reach her at
Meet Lance Thompson
Lance Thompson has written for television (Mr. Belvedere), been a script doctor for movies (The Two Jakes, The Honeymooners), and is an award-winning motion picture advertising consultant who has worked on over 500 campaigns. His writing and photography have appeared in magazines, (Air & Space Smithsonian, Cowboys & Indians, Hemispheres), books (X-Plane Crashes) and newspapers (Los Angeles Times, Dallas Morning News).  He has lectured on writing at the Scriptwriters Network in Los Angeles, at Idaho Scriptwriters Association, and conducted screen writing workshops for the Idaho Film Office.  He was founding president of Idaho Media Professionals and has hosted two local television interview shows, Capital Rap and Idaho Media Showcase.
Meet entertainer, Stormi Sorrell
Stormi Sorrell is a 14 year-old from Parma, Idaho. She loves to sing and perform for anyone who will listen! Stormi recently competed in Fine Arts Nationals in Orlando, Florida where she received a superior rating for her vocal solo. Stormi has written her own songs and arranged some classics in a new way.  You can view a video of her Fine Arts Nationals performance HERE.

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