How a High School Pen Pal Got Two Big Speaking Gigs in One Day

For many writers, getting the opportunity to speak in front of hundreds or thousands of people is the ultimate opportunity to sell books, promote the mission, and potentially earn some money. Yet most people find that getting that speaking gig is not easy. So how does a Grade 12 student get two massive speaking engagements in a single day? Barlow Books author Clare Morneau did just that. On Nov. 9, she’ll be speaking to thousands of young people at the WE Day event in Ottawa. The huge talkfest, designed to inspire people to change the world and transform themselves, is [...]