Tuesday, March 14, 2023

In-person: Extreme Creative Writing course April 13 – June 22 in Burlington

Extreme Creative Writing

 ~ For more experienced writers 

In-person: Thursday afternoons, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m
April 13 – June 22 { No class June 8}, first readings sent April 6
St. Elizabeth’s Anglican Church, 5324 Bromley Road, Burlington, Ontario {Map here

Also offered this spring: “Welcome to Creative Writing,” “Writing Personal Stories,” “Writing Kid Lit,” and “Intensive Creative Writing.” See here

Extreme Creative Writing is for experienced writers who have been writing for a while or who have done courses before and are working on their own projects. You’ll be asked to bring in five pieces of your writing for detailed feedback, including three long pieces. 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, we’ll have discussions on topics of interest to the class. 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.

Fee: $255.75 + hst = $289

To reserve your spot, email: brianhenry@sympatico.ca

Instructor Brian Henry has been a book editor and creative writing instructor for more than 25 years. He publishes Quick Brown Fox, Canada's most popular blog for writers, teaches creative writing at Ryerson University and has led workshops everywhere from Boston to Buffalo and from Sarnia to Saint John. But his proudest boast is that he’s has helped many of his students get published.  

Read reviews of Brian's various courses and workshops here (and scroll down).

See all of Brian’s upcoming weekly writing classes, one-day workshops, and weekend retreats here.


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