Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Upcoming writing classes and workshops

Intermediate Creative Writing
~ Only 2 spots left ~
Wednesday afternoons, 12:45 - 3:00 p.m
Jan 13 – April 7
(Note: We begin by email Jan 13, but the first class is Jan 20)
Appleby United Church, 4407 Spruce Ave, Burlington.  More details here.
This course is for people who are working on their own writing. You need to have pieces to bring to class and you have to be prepared to read and give constructive comments on the pieces your classmates contribute. Besides critiquing pieces, I'll also be giving short lectures at the start of each class, focussing on teaching how to critique a piece of writing. This is a challenging course, but extremely rewarding. To reserve a spot now, email

How to Write and Sell a Romance Novel
Saturday, January 16
10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m
Westdale Library, 955 King St. W, Hamilton.  More details here.
Saturday, January 30
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Royal Canadian Legion, 576 Brant Street, Woodstock.  More details here.
Saturday, February 6
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
St. Catharines Public Library, 54 Church Street, St. Catharines.  More details here.
Here’s the perfect workshop to warm up those cold winter nights. Get the inside story on writing romance. Whether you want to write chick lit (like Bridget Jones’s Diary,) a traditional Harlequin-style romance or woman’s erotica, this workshop will show you how.
To reserve a spot now, email

Writing with Style
Saturday, Jan 23
10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Four Corners Library, 65 Queen Street East, Brampton.  More details here.
If you do any kind of creative writing, fiction or non-fiction, this workshop is for you. We’ll tackle the nitty-gritty of putting words on paper in a way that will grip your reader’s imagination. You'll learn how to avoid common errors that drain the life from your prose. And you'll discover how to make your writing more vivid, more elegant and more powerful. With guest speaker, author Jean Rae Baxter.  To reserve a spot now, email

Welcome to Creative Writing
Tuesday afternoons, 12:45 – 2:45 p.m.
February 2 – March 30
St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church, 1541 Oakhill Drive, Oakville. 
More details here.
Thursday evenings, 7 – 9 p.m.
February 4 – April 1
Sheridan United Church, 2501 Truscott Drive, Mississauga. 
More details here.
This course will open the door to all kinds of creative writing. We’ll visit short story writing and personal writing, children’s writing, memoir writing, and just for fun writing. You’ll get a shot of inspiration every week and an assignment to keep you going till the next class.
To reserve a spot now, email

Note: For information about all of Brian Henry's upcoming writing workshops and creative writing courses, see here.

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