Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Writing Your Life and other True Stories – an 8-week adventure in writing, Monday mornings, April 8 – June 3, in Mississauga

Writing  Your Life and Other True Stories
An eight-week adventure in writing
Monday mornings, 9:45 – 11:45 a.m.
April 8 – June 3 (No class May 20)
Erindale Presbyterian Church
1560 Dundas St. W, Mississauga (Map here.)

If you've ever considered writing your memoirs, your family history or just getting your thoughts down on paper, this weekly course will get you going.

We'll reveal the tricks and conventions of telling true stories. We’ll introduce you to introduce you to historical research and how to use the archives - and the archivists - to assist you in researching your family. And we’ll show you how to use the techniques of the
novel to recount actual events.

Weekly writing exercises and friendly feedback from the instructor will help you move forward on this writing adventure. Whether you want to write for your family or for a wider public, don't miss this course.

Fee: $115.04 plus 13% hst = $130
To reserve your spot, email:

Note: This couse is also offered in Brampton through the Peel Art Gallery, Museaum & archive (PAMA). Details here (scroll d0wn). 

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

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