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Writing Historical Fiction – Mount Royal University, June 9 and 10

The Writing Historical Fiction classes take place at Mount Royal University on June 9 and 10 from 9.00 to 4.00 pm.. Historical fiction combines the events of the past with characters and stories from the writer’s imagination. These classes examine the art of writing of historical fiction and the need to fully immerse yourself in a particular time period to make your storytelling more believable.... read more

Writing for Publication – June 2 at Mount Royal University

The Writing for Publication class takes place at Mount Royal University on Saturday, June 2, 9 am to 4 pm. Have you ever read a novel, short story or nonfiction article and thought, “I could have written that”? This workshop shows you where to find ideas and turn them into a marketable venture. Half the class is spent exploring novels, short stories and non-fiction projects from concept to draft, the... read more

PlayWriting Camp in Calgary in July

PlayWriting Camp will take place once again with the Calgary Arts Summer School Association this July. The 2018 PlayWriting camp will take place from July 16 to 20 at St. Vladimir’s Cultural Centre, 404 Meredith Road NE (Near Memorial Drive and Edmonton Trail), Calgary, Alberta. In a dramatic and fun-filled week of half day camps, children will learn how to write, rehearse and perform their... read more

Foothills Young Authors Conference 2018

The Young Authors Conference, organized by the Foothills School Division, will take place this year on Saturday, April 14, at Highwood High School in High River, Alberta. Highly creative and talented students from schools in Okotoks, High River, Black Diamond, Turner Valley, Longview, Millarville, and the surrounding area come together for a wide variety of highly informative and entertaining workshops... read more

Summer Camps in Calgary

I’m available to visit summer camps in the Calgary area each July and August. I can be a special guest or work as part of the programming. I have a number of presentations, workshops, and other programs that are suitable for summer camps, but am very flexible. I’m happy to discuss ways in which my programs can fit in with the general theme of your camp for a particular week. Contact me for fees and... read more

Life Writing – Classes with Chinook Learning Services in April and May

Your life may not have changed the course of history, but it is important because it happened. If you don’t tell your story, who will? Learn a step-by-step approach to writing your memoirs. Receive tips beginning from how to start your story and find a focus to options for getting it printed. No previous writing experience needed. Adults of all ages welcome. The Life Writing course takes place from... read more

Writing Historical Fiction – Mount Royal University, June 9 and 10

The Writing Historical Fiction classes take place at Mount Royal University on June 9 and 10 from 9.00 to 4.00 pm. Historical fiction combines the events of the past with characters and stories from the writer’s imagination. These classes examine the art of writing of historical fiction and the need to fully immerse yourself in a particular time period to make your storytelling more believable.... read more

Writing for Publication – June 2 at Mount Royal University

The Writing for Publication class takes place at Mount Royal University on Saturday, June 2, 9 am to 4 pm. Have you ever read a novel, short story or nonfiction article and thought, “I could have written that”? This workshop shows you where to find ideas and turn them into a marketable venture. Half the class is spent exploring novels, short stories and non-fiction projects from concept to draft, the... read more

Guest Author Konn Lavery’s New Novel – YEGman

Edmonton author Konn Lavery has written in the dark fantasy (Mental Damnation) and horror (Seed Me) genres. He is a graphic designer and web developer by trade and has previously been on the blog to discuss his fantasy series. Now he is branching out into writing thrillers with his new novel, YEGman. Konn, can you introduce yourself to everyone? Hi Simon, thanks for having me back on the blog. I was born... read more

PlayWriting Camp in Calgary in July

PlayWriting Camp will take place once again with the Calgary Arts Summer School Association this July. The 2018 PlayWriting camp will take place from July 16 to 20 at St. Vladimir’s Cultural Centre, 404 Meredith Road NE (Near Memorial Drive and Edmonton Trail), Calgary, Alberta. In a dramatic and fun-filled week of half day camps, children will learn how to write, rehearse and perform their... read more

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