Sunday, December 11, 2016

Special, more intimate Intensive Creative Writing courses offered in the new year

Intensive Creative Writing
Offered in two locales
Tuesday afternoons, 12:30 – 2:45 p.m.
Course begins by email Jan 24, classes run Jan 31 – March 28
Appleby United Church, 4407 Spruce Ave, Burlington, Ontario (Map here.)
Fee: $167.26 plus hst = 189.  
Thursday evenings, 6:45 – 9:00 p.m.
Begins by email Jan 12, classes run Jan 19 – March 23
St. Alban's Church, 537 Main Street, Georgetown, Ontario (in the village of Glen Williams (Map here.)
Fee: $184.96 plus hst = 209.
See details of all six classes offered in the new year here.

The Intensive course isn't for beginners; it's for people who have been writing for a while or who have done a course or two before and are working on their own projects. These classes will be smaller than either the Intermediate of Extreme courses, with a maximum of ten or twelve participants and will require a little more writing from you than the Intermediate course.
In the eight-week course on Tuesday afternoons, you’ll be asked to bring in four pieces of your writing for detailed feedback; five pieces for the ten-week Thursday evening course. All your pieces may be from the same work, such as a novel in progress, or they may be stand alone pieces. You bring whatever you want to work on.  
In addition to learning how to critique your own work and receiving constructive suggestions about your writing, you’ll discover that the greatest benefits come from seeing how your classmates approach and critique a piece of writing and how they write and re-write.

Instructor 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's helped many of his students get published.
Read a review of the Intensive course here, and see other reviews here. 

To reserve your spot now, email:

See Brian’s complete current 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, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Saint John, NB, Sudbury, Thessalon, Toronto, Windsor, Woodstock, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York Region, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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