The role of writer is not something you do, but something you are. The writing life chooses you, not the other way around. Christopher Heard will discuss the professional and physical process of writing. Part of that process involves drawing inspiration from everywhere and anywhere, keeping our minds open to all possibilities. Christopher has experienced first hand that the smallest spark of an idea can grow into the most unexpected successes.
Christopher Heard is a film historian, biographer and recently, a writer of children’s fiction. From his beginnings as an Oshawa Times columnist to the success The Suite Life: The Magic and Mystery of Hotel Living, Christopher Heard divined stories by asking the right questions. Throughout his multifaceted media career, he’s been a co-creator, head writer, co-associate producer, on-air co-host and panelist. We’ve seen him on Reel To Real and CBC News World’s Gemini Award winning Gilmour On The Arts. Christopher has written countless magazine articles and published the biographies of Hollywood’s elite such as James Cameron, Johnny Depp, Mickey Rourke and more.