Sunday, September 22, 2013

Writing Your Life & Other True Stories course, Jan 21 – March 11, in Burlington

“Writing Your Life & Other True Stories”
~ An eight-week adventure in writing ~
Tuesday afternoons, 12:45 – 2:45 p.m.
Jan 21 – March 11, 2014
Appleby United Church
4407 Spruce Ave, Burlington, Ontario (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.

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 get published.

Number of attendees strictly limited.
Fee: $115.04 plus 13% hst = $130

To reserve your spot, email:

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

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