Friday, April 8, 2011

Great creative writing courses and workshops starting soon

"Writing & Revising"
~ a workshop to help you become a more successful writer ~
Saturday, April 16
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
London Central Library, Stevenson & Hunt room A
251 Dundas St, London (In the Galleria Mall - map here)
If you want to refine your story-writing skills and cut the time you'll need to spend editing, this workshop is for you. You'll learn how to rethink, rework and rewrite so that your manuscript lives up to your vision. More here.
To register, email:

“Welcome to Creative Writing”
Offered in three locations:
Tuesday afternoons, 12:45 - 2:45 p.m.
April 19 - June 14
St Cuthbert's Anglican Church, 1541 Oakhill Drive, Oakville
Fee: $115.04 plus 13% hst = $130. More here.
Monday evenings, 7 - 9 p.m.
May 2 - June 20
Glen Williams Town Hall, 1 Prince Street, Georgetown
Fee: $101.77 plus 13% hst = $115. More here.
Monday afternoons, 12:45 - 2:45 p.m.
May 9 - June 20
Islington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Road, Etobicoke
Fee: $94.69 plus 13% hst = $107. More here.
This course will open the door to all kinds of creative writing. You’ll get a shot of inspiration every week and an assignment to keep you going till the next class. Best of all, this class will provide a zero-pressure, totally safe environment, where your words will flow and flower.
To reserve a spot now, email

"Intensive Creative Writing"
~ A course for people working on their own writing ~
Offered Wednesday afternoons in Burlington (more here) and Wednesday evenings in Mississauga (more here), April 27 to June 15.  Both classes are full, but if the waiting list grows much longer for either of them, I may be able to offer this class in a third location.

"From the Horse's Mouth"
 ~Strategies for getting published ~
Saturday, May 7,
12:45 - 4:00 p.m.
Ryerson University, Toronto
(Room number to be announced.)
Bring all your questions. Get them answered by the most knowledgeable people in the publishing industry. This panel discussion will be moderated by Brian Henry.
The panel:
Lynn Henry, publishing director, Doubleday Canada
Mike O'Connor, publisher Insomniac Press
Marilyn Biderman, principal agent, Marilyn Biderman Literary Management
Biographies of panellists here.
Fee: $83.19 plus hst = $94
Reserve a spot by emailing:

See Brian Henry's full schedule here, including writing workshops or creative writing courses in Brampton, Hamilton, Kitchener, Orangeville, Gravenhurst, Muskoka, Peterborough, Kingston, London, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.


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