Thursday, March 5, 2020

How to Build Your Story and How to Write Great Characters, Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26, in Southampton

Come join me this July in a lovely beach town on Lake Huron for a pair of writing workshops:
How to Build Your Story
Plotting novels and Writing short stories
Saturday, July 25, 2020
1:00–4:30 p.m.
Southampton Arts Centre, 3 – 201 High Street, Southampton, Ontario (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: $50
Register through the Southampton Arts here.

How to Write Great Characters   
Sunday, July 26, 2020
1:00–4:30 p.m.
Southampton Arts Centre, 3 – 201 High Street, Southampton, Ontario (Map here)
Whatever you're writing ~ fiction or nonfiction ~ readers will care about your story only if they care about your people. In this workshop, you'll learn techniques for creating fictional characters and depicting real people. You’ll learn how to breathe life into the page so that your characters start telling you how the story should go.
Fee: $50
Register through the Southampton Arts here.

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 their first book published and launch their careers as authors.
Read reviews of Brian's workshops, classes, and writing retreats here (and scroll down).

See Brian’s complete current schedule hereincluding writing workshops, weekly writing classes, and weekend retreats in, Bolton, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Collingwood, Georgetown, Georgina, Guelph, Hamilton, Jackson’s Point, Kingston, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Midland, Mississauga, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Southampton, udbury, Toronto, Windsor, Woodstock, Halton, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York Region, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

No comments:

Post a Comment