Saturday, September 5, 2009

Upcoming Writing Workshops & Creative Writing Courses

September is a big month for the kids and for me too.
Here’s what’s coming up:

“How to Get Published”
Seminar led by Brian Henry
with guest: literary agent Tina Tsallas
Saturday, September 12
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Ingersoll Public Library, 130 Oxford Street, Ingersoll (Map here)
Everyone has a book in them – it’s getting published that’s the trick.
This seminar tells how. Details here.
$41 in advance or $45 at the door.
To reserve a spot now, email:

Readings at CJ’s Cafe
Wednesday, Sept 166:30 - 9:00 p.m.
CJ's Café, 2416 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville
Come and hear some of the best emerging writers west of Toronto read their stuff.
Free admission. No reservation required. Just bring your best smile.
CJ's Cafe home page:

How to Write & Sell a Romance Novel
~ An editor & an author tell all ~
Saturday, Sept 26
10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Four Corners Library, 65 Queen Street East, Brampton
Learn the ins and outs of writing the world’s most popular genre, with Brian Henry (who was an editor at Harlequin for seven years) and with Lynda Simmons who has published seven successful novels.
Details here.
$41 in advance or $45 at the door.
To reserve a spot now, email:

"Exploring Creative Writing"
Experience 9 weeks of discovery and growth as a writer.
Two sessions to choose from:
Wednesday afternoons, 12:45 - 2:45
Sept 30 to Nov 25
at Appleby United Church, 4407 Spruce Ave, in Burlington. Details here
Wednesday evenings, 7 – 9 p.m.
Sept 30 to Nov 25
at Sheridan United Church, 2501 Truscott Drive, in Mississauga. Details here
Fee: $120. Please pay in advance; number of attendees strictly limited.
To reserve a spot now, email:

The East End Writers’ Group presents…
“How to Get Published”
Led by Brian Henry
With guest, literary agent Alisha Sevigny
Sunday, October 4
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
World’s Biggest Bookstore,20 Edward Street, Toronto
(A block north of Dundas St, just west off Yonge St.)

If you've ever dreamed of becoming a published author, this workshop is for you. We’ll cover everything from getting started to getting an agent, from writing a query letter to writing what the publishers want. Bring your questions. Come and learn how to get published! Details here.
Fee: $45 in advance or $50 at the door (space allowing).
But note: this isn’t a big room; reserve early and pay in advance to ensure you get in.
To reserve a spot now, email:

Note: For information about all of Brian Henry's upcoming writing workshops and creative writing courses see here.

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