Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Intensive Creative Writing course, Wed afternoons, Sept 18 – Dec 4 in Burlington

Intensive Creative Writing
An adventure in creative growth
Fall session

Wednesday afternoons, Sept 18 – Dec 4, 2013
12:15 to 2:45
First set or readings emailed Sept 11
Appleby United Church, 4407 Spruce Ave, Burlington, Ontario. (Map here.)

Note: "Intensive Creative Writing" will also offered Wednesday evenings in Mississauga and a similar but marginally less demanding course, "The Next Step in Creative Writing,” will be offered on Thursday afternoons in Mississauga (at the border with Oakville) and Thursday evenings in Georgetown. For details email: brianhenry@sympatico.ca

This course is for people who are working on their own writing. Over the eight classes, you’ll be asked to bring in four pieces of your writing for detailed feedback. All your pieces may be from the same work, such as a novel in progress, or they may be stand alone pieces. You bring whatever you want to work on.

Besides critiquing pieces, the instructor will give short lectures at the start of each class, addressing the needs of the group.

In addition to learning how to critique your own work and receiving constructive suggestions about your writing, you’ll discover that the greatest benefits come from seeing how your classmates approach and critique a piece of writing and how they write and re-write. This is a challenging course, but extremely rewarding.

Instructor Brian Henry has been a book editor and creative writing teacher for more than 25 years. He teaches at Ryerson University and has led writing workshops everywhere from Boston to Buffalo and from Sarnia to Charlottetown. But his proudest boast is that he's helped many of his students get published.

Fee: $181.42 plus 13% hst = $205 Payment in advance by mail or Interac.
Note: These courses usually fill up, so enroll early to avoid disappointment.
To reserve a spot now, email: brianhenry@sympatico.ca

See Brian's full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Kingston, Peterborough, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Georgetown, Milton, Oakville, Burlington, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Dundas, Kitchener, Guelph, London, Woodstock, Orangeville, Newmarket, Barrie, Orillia, Bracebridge, Sudbury, Muskoka, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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