Friday, October 14, 2011

Great Writing Workshops ~ coming soon

How to Get Published
Sunday, October 23, 2011
10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The ParkSide Centre, 140 Durham St, Sudbury (Map here.)

If you've ever dreamed of becoming a published author, this workshop is for you. Bring your questions and a query letter and/or the opening two pages of your manuscript. Get feedback on the spot, and and get ready to be published! Wrkshop leader Brian Henry has been a book editor and creative writing teacher for more than 25 years.

Fee: $44 paid in advance or $48 if you wait to pay at the door
To reserve your spot, email brianhenry@sympatico.ca. More details here.

"How to Get Published" will also be offered Saturday, October 22 in Elliott Lake as part of the Elliott Lake Writers' Fall Festival (see here), on Sunday, and Saturday, December 3 in Oakville (see here).

The hardcover German edition of
Getting Rid of Rosie
How to Build Your Story
An editor & an author explain it all
Saturday, October 29, 2011
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
World's Biggest Bookstore, 20 Edward St, Toronto (Map here.)

This workshop will show you how writers plot a novel and will give you the best tips on writing short stories, where to get them published and how to win contests. In the past 25 years, workshop leader Brian Henry has helped many of his students launch their careers as authors, including guest speaker Lynda Simmons. To date, Lynda has published eight novels, most recently, Island Girl and Getting Rid of Rosie (both with Berkley Books, a Penguin USA imprint),

Fee: $44 paid in advance or $48 if you wait to pay at the door
To reserve your spot, email brianhenry@sympatico.ca. More details here.

"How to Build Your Story" is also offered Saturday, January 28, in Newmarket, Ontario. (Details here.)

The London Public Library presents...
How to Make Yourself Write
Saturday, November 5
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
London Central Library, 251 Dundas St, London (Map here.)

This creativity workout will get your words flowing and help you break through into the next level of writing. More details here.
Fee: $2.48 plus hst = $48
Register and pay by credit card simply by phoning the London Library's Program Registration Office: 519-661-5122

"How to Make Yourself Write" is also offered Saturday, November 26, in Kitchener. Details here.

Writing your life & other true stories
Offered in two locations:
Saturday, November 19
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Lions Club, 935 Sydenham Road, Kingston. (Map here.)
More details here.
and
Sunday, November 20, 2011
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Jackson Creek , 481 Reid Street, Peterborough (Map here.)
More details here.

If you've ever considered writing your memoirs or family history, this workshop is for your. We'll introduce you to the tricks and conventions of telling true stories and will show you how to use the techniques of the novel to recount actual events. Whether you want to write for your family or for a wider public, don't miss this workshop.

Fee: $32.74 + 13% hst = $37 paid in advance
or $35.40 + 13% hst = $40 if you wait to pay at the door.
To reserve your spot, email brianhenry@sympatico.ca

"Writing your life & other true stories" will also be offered Saturday, March 24, in Barrie. Details here.

See Brian Henry's full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Kingston, Peterborough, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Georgetown, Oakville, Burlington, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Kitchener, Guelph, London, Woodstock, Orangeville, Barrie, Gravenhurst, Sudbury, Muskoka, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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