Friday, June 24, 2016

Three great creative writing workshops coming soon

Secrets of Writing a Page-turner
Great techniques for whatever you’re writing
Saturday, July 9, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Burlington Central Library, Centennial Room, 2331 New Street, Burlington, Ontario (Map here.)
Ever stayed up all night reading a book? In this workshop, you’ll learn you how to build that kind of tension.  And we'll help you put into practice the techniques professionals use – on every page and in every kind of story – to create drama and tension.
Fee: 40.71 + 13% hst = 46  in advance or 43.36 + 13% hst = 49 if you wait to pay at the door
To reserve a spot now, email:

How to Build Your Story
Plotting novels & Writing short stories
Saturday, July 16, 2016
12:30 – 3:45 p.m.
Midland Public Library, 320 King Street, Midland, Ontario (In cottage country 
 Map here)
This workshop will show you how writers plot a novel and will give you the best tips on writing short stories. We’ll also look at where to get your stories 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
Fee: 34.51 + hst = 39 in advance or 37.17 + hst = 42 if you wait to pay at the door
To reserve a spot now, email:

Writing and Revising
Saturday, July 23, 2016
1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Forest Heights Public Library, 251 Fischer-Hallman Road, Kitchener, Ontario (Map 
If you want to refine your story-telling skills and cut the time you will need to spend editing, this workshop is for you. You'll learn how to step back from a manuscript in order to find – and fix – flaws in your plot, structure, characterization and style. You'll learn how to rethink, rework and rewrite so that your manuscript will live up to your vision.
Special Option: Participants are invited to bring the first 500 – 1,000 words of one of their
pieces of writing. You don’t need to bring anything, but if you do, three copies could be helpful.
Fee: 35.51+ 13% hst = 39 paid in advance 37.17 + 13% hst = 43 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 instructor for more than 25 years. He publishes Quick Brown Fox, Canada’s most popular blog for writers, teaches creative writing at Ryerson University and has led workshops everywhere from Boston to Buffalo and from Sarnia to Saint John. But his proudest boast is that he has helped many of his students get published. 
You can read reviews of Brian's courses and workshops here

See Brian’s full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Algonquin Park, Bolton, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Ingersoll, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Midland, Mississauga, Newmarket, Orillia, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, St. John, NB, Sudbury, Thessalon, Toronto, Windsor, Halton, Ingersoll, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York, the GTA, Ontario and beyond. 

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