Thursday, September 4, 2014

You’re invited to read your writing to an audience at CJ’s Café ~ or just come and listen!

But Tonight, poetry by our hostess,
CJ Martin
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
CJ’s Cafe, 2416 Lakeshore Rd W, Oakville
(On the south side of Lakeshore, just east of Bronte Road, across from a big grocery store. Lots of parking around the back. Map here

If you’ve never read your writing aloud to an audience, this is your chance to try it. But be warned! Writers find the experience addictive. If you’re interested, send me an email to get on the reading list, at:

Then choose a short piece that can be read in less than eight minutes. It doesn’t have to be an entire piece; stopping in the middle and saying, “Dot, dot, dot,” works fine. Indeed, about the only way to lose your audience is to go on too long.  

Don’t delay or you may lose your chance; many spots on the schedule are already filled by graduates of the summer’s “Next Step,” and “Intensive” creative writing classes.

Whether you want to read or not, you’re invited to come and listen. It’s a great evening!

Meanwhile, be sure to check out all the other great stuff going on at CJ’s, home of the best lattes in North America here.

Note: Fall courses are starting soon!  We still have lots of space in the "Welcome" and "Writing Your Life" classes. But other classes are filled or filling up fast. So if you're interested, email me right away – Brian

Here's the line up:
 "Welcome to Creative Writing," Tues mornings, Sept 23 – Nov 18, in Burlington. Details here.
"Writing Your Life & Other Personal Stories," Tues afternoons, Sept 23 – Nov 18.
 Details here.
"Intermediate Creative Writing," Wed evenings, Sept 17 – Dec 10, in Burlington. Details here.
"Next Step in Creative Writing," Thurs afternoons, Sept 18 – Dec 11, in Mississauga. Details here.
"Intermediate Creative Writing," Thurs evenings, Sept 18 – Dec 10, in Georgetown. Details here.
"Intensive Creative Writing," Wed afternoons, Sept 17 – Dec 10, in Burlington. Details here.

You can see the details of all six class starting this September here. 
To register, email

See my full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Barrie, Brampton, Bolton, Burlington, Caledon, Cambridge, Collingwood, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, London, Midland, Mississauga, Newmarket, Niagara on the Lake, Oakville, Orillia, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Stouffville, Sudbury, Toronto, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York, the GTA, Ontario and beyond. 

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