Monday, July 15, 2013

"How to Build Your Story" and "Secrets of Writing a Page-turner" workshops coming soon

“How to Build Your Story”
This workshop will show you how writers plot a novel. You’ll also get the best tips on writing short stories, where to get them published and how to win contests. Best yet, you’ll see how to apply the story-building techniques you’ve learned to your own writing.

You’re invited to “How to Build Your Story” this Saturday, July 20, 2013, in Kingston (details here), this Sunday, July 21  in Peterborough (details here), July 27 in Woodstock (details here), Sept 21 in Barrie (details here), or Sept 22 in Sudbury (details here). 
To reserve a spot now, email

“Secrets of Writing a Page-turner”
Ever stayed up all night reading a book? Take a day off for yourself in beautiful Muskoka to learn how to build killer tension into your stories, get great tips to help you write the perfect beach book, and put into practice the techniques professionals use – on every page and in every kind of story – to create drama and excitement.

You’re invited to “Secrets of Writing a Page-turner” on Saturday, August 10, 2013
10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Muskoka Meeting Place, 6 Manitoba Street, Bracebridge, Ontario - Map here.

(Note that this is a new venue; we're no longer meeting at the Independant Grocers.)
Fee: $44 paid in advance by mail or Interac
$48 if you wait to pay at the door
To reserve a spot now, email

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

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, Bracebridge, Sudbury, Muskoka, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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