Saturday, July 3, 2010

“Writing for children and young adults,” Saturday, October 2, Orangeville

Saturday, October 2
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tweedsmuir Presbyterian Church, 6 John Street, Orangeville. (Map here.)

Whether you want to write the next best-selling children’s books or just want to create stories for your own kids, this workshop is for you. Learn how to write stories kids and young adults will love, and find out what you need to know to sell your book.Special option: Bring a sample of your children’s writing – 1,500 words absolute max, but 900 or fewer works better. If you’re not currently working on a children’s story, don’t worry, we’ll get you started on the spot!

Workshop leader Brian Henry has been a book editor and creative writing instructor for more than 25 years. He is also the author of a children’s version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Tribute Publishing Inc).

Fee: $38.94 + 13% hst = $44 paid in advance
or $42.48 + 13% hst = $48 if you wait to pay at the door

To reserve a spot now, email:

Photos: Two books by Brian"s students – The Awakening, a #1 New York Times bestselling YA novel by Kelley Armstrong, and Business in Bangkok, a picture book by Lynn Westerhout.

For information about all of Brian's writing workshops and creative writing courses, see here.

1 comment:

  1. I really enjoyed the workshop and would definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to write children's/young adult books. Thanks Brian! I look forward to signing up for another workshop soon!