Sunday, October 11, 2009

Upcoming Writing Workshops

“How to Build Your Story”
~ Plotting novels and writing short stories ~

Saturday, Oct 17 (Details here)
~ Only a couple spots left! ~
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Community Room in Your Independent Grocers
290 First Street North, Gravenhurst, in Muskoka (map)
Fee: $41 in advance ; $45 at the door

Sunday, Nov 1 (Details here)
1 - 5 p.m.
The Oddfellows Hall, 24 Elizabeth Street, Orangeville (map)
Fee: $37 in advance; $40 at the door

This workshop will show you how writers plot a novel. You’ll also get the best tips on writing short stories, where to get them 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.
To reserve a spot now, email:

“Writing with style”
~ With guest author Jean-Rae Baxter ~
Saturday, Nov 7
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Port Nelson United Church, 3132 South Drive, Burlington
Discover how to make your writing more vivid, more elegant and more powerful. (Details here.)
Fee: $41 in advance; $45 the door
To reserve a spot now, email

“From the Horse’s Mouth”
~ Strategies for Getting Published ~
Saturday, Nov 14
1 - 4 p.m.
Ryerson University, Toronto
Bring all your questions, and get answers from the most knowledgeable people in the publishing industry. (Details here.)
Moderator: Brian Henry
Marie Campbell, Agent, Transatlantic Literary Agency
Beverley Daurio, Publisher, The Mercury Press
Jack David, co-publisher, ECW Press
Fee: $84
To reserve a spot now, email

Note: For information about all of Brian Henry’s up-coming writing workshops and creative courses with Brian Henry see here.

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