Sunday, August 1, 2010

Intermediate Creative Writing, Monday evenings, Sept 13 - Dec 13

12 weeks of creativity, inspiration and great feedback on your writing
Monday evenings, 6:45 – 9:00 p.m.
September 13 – December 13
Note: We begin by email Sept 13, but the first class is Sept 20.  There will be no class on Thanksgiving, Monday, Oct 11.
Unity Church, Unit 8, 3075 Ridegeway Drive, Mississauga
(In a business complex, just north off Dundas Street, east of Hwy 403, west of Winston Churchill. Map here.)

This course is for people who are working on their own writing. You’ll be asked to bring in 6 pieces of your writing for detailed feedback. All our pieces may be from the same work, such as a novel in progress, or they may be stand alone pieces. You're invited to bring whatever you want to work on.

Besides critiquing pieces, I'll also be giving short lectures at the start of each class. I’ll focus on teaching how to critique a piece of writing, and I’ll address other topics on request and according to the needs of the group.

In addition to learning how to critique your own work and receiving constructive suggestions about your writing, you’ll discover that the greatest benefits come from seeing how your classmates approach and critique a piece of writing and how they write and re-write.

This is a challenging course, but extremely rewarding.

Instructor Brian Henry has been a book editor and creative writing teacher for more than 25 years. He teaches at Ryerson University and has led writing workshops everywhere from Boston to Buffalo and from Sarnia to Charlottetown. But his proudest boast is that he’s helped many of his students begin their careers as accomplished authors.

Fee: $170.80 plus 13% hst = $193
Advance registration only. Numbers strictly limited.

To reserve a spot now, email: brianhenry@sympatico.ca

Note: I'm offering a similar course on Wednesday afternoons in Oakville.  For information, see here.  For information about all of my creative writing courses and writing workshops, see here.

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