Workshop & Course Schedule

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London: How to Write a Bestseller, with New York Times #1 bestselling author Kelley Armstrong,
  Saturday, March 2. Details here.
Mississauga: Writing With Style, March 16. Details here.
Burlington: “You can write great dialogue,” Saturday, March 30. Details here.

April ~ Saturday writing workshops
Alliston: Secrets of Writing a Page-turner, Saturday, April 6, New Tecumseth Public Library in
  Alliston. Details here.
Guelph: Writing Your Life and Other True Stories, with guest author Ross Pennie, Saturday,
  April 13. Details here.
Toronto: Author Reading Day, Sunday, April 14, at the Wallace Gastro Pub ~ everyone welcome.
  Details here.

April ~ Weekly writing classes  (Details of all 6 courses here)
Burlington: Welcome to Creative Writing, Thursday afternoons, April 18 – June 20 (No class
  May 30). Details here.
Toronto: Welcome to Creative Writing, Friday afternoons, April 26 – June 28 (No class May 31).
 Details here.
Oakville Central Library: Personal Stories,  Thursday evenings, April 18 June 27 (No class
 May 30). Details here.
Burlington: Intensive Creative Writing, Tuesday afternoons, 12:30 – 2:45; April 16 – June 25
 (No class June 4 (10 weeks) . Details here.
Georgetown: Intensive Creative Writing, Wednesday evenings, 6:45 – 9:00; April 17 – June 19.
 Details here.
Toronto: Intensive Creative Writing, Friday mornings, 10:15 – 12:30 / 12: 45, April 26 – June 28
 (No class May 31). Details here.
                   Details of all 6 courses here.

Toronto: Writing for Children and for Young Adults, with Scholastic Books senior editor
  Erin O’Connor, Saturday, May 5. Details here.
Brampton: Writing for Children and for Young Adults, with Scholastic Books senior editor
  Erin O’Connor and YA author Tanaz Bhathena, Saturday, May 11. Details here.
Niagara-on-the-Lake: How to Build Your Story: Plotting novels & Writing short stories,
 Saturday, May 25. Details here.

Writing Retreat
Algonquin Park: Late Spring Retreat at Arowhon Pines resort, Friday, May 31 –
    Monday, June 2. Details here.

Waterloo: How to Get Published with literary agent Meg Wheeler, Saturday, June 8. Details here.
Oakville: How to Write Great Characters, Saturday, June 22. Details here.

London: Finding Your Voice, Saturday, July 13. Details here.

Brian's schedule  has something for everyone; from beginner to advanced writers, and everyone in
between. The "Welcome to Creative Writing" and "Writing Your Life" courses are a great place
to start. If you have your own writing project in progress, such as short stories, memoirs, or a novel, 
you'll benefit from a "Next Step in Creative Writing" course. More experienced writers will want 
an "Intensive Creative Writing" course to work on their writing projects and hone their skills.
One-day workshops that address things such as How to Build Your Story and How to Get
Published are offered on Saturdays or Sundays. A great way to spend a day with people who
share a passion for words.

See you at a course or workshop soon!