Idaho Creative Authors Network

Encouraging and developing the dreams of
fellow authors!

Upcoming Events

ICAN Relax and Refresh
Writers' Retreat

Idaho Creative Authors at Old Fort Boise Days

​Givens Hot Springs
11309 Idaho State Hwy. 78
Melba, Idaho 83641 
Saturday, July 8th, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

This event is designed for writers to make true progress on their current writing project, receive tutoring help from the ICAN Executive Committee, and relax after a day of creating and networking in this peaceful country setting.  Swimming in Givens’ natural warm waters is included in the ticket price along with a barbeque lunch. Wifi is available at the facility.  Writers can end the day feeling accomplished and relaxed!  During the event, the sponsors will feature their books for sale.

Attendees will need to bring their writing project(s), laptops if desired, pens, notebooks, lawn chair, swim suit, and towel.

Family members can join the attendees for swimming at a reduced rate payable at the door to Givens Hot Springs.

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Maxine Johnson Elementary
Parma, ID 83660
Friday, June 9
Noon - 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 10
 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!

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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