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PlayWriting Camp in Calgary in July

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

PlayWriting Camp will take place once again with the Calgary Arts Summer School Association this July. The 2017 PlayWriting camp will take place from July 17 to 21 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 own unique play in just five days. Children will create the plot, craft the script, write dialogue and hone their acting skills for their very...

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Workshop at Three Hills Library – May 25

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

This week at Three Hills Library I’ll be running a condensed version of my workshop on Writing for Children and Young Adults. Start to learn how to write effective, authentic, and appealing fiction for young people and how to turn your ideas into compelling stories. Explore the writing process from initial concept to finished work including story structure, the creation of outlines and the importance of research, editing and revision. Examine ways to to research publishing houses where you can submit your work, along with cover...

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Book Signing at Chapters Crowfoot, May 20

Posted by on May 20, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

This Saturday, I’ll be at Chapters Crowfoot in Calgary from 11 am to 5 pm. I’ll be signing copies of The Alchemist’s Portrait, The Sorcerer’s Letterbox, The Clone Conspiracy, The Emerald Curse, The Heretic’s Tomb, The Doomsday Mask, The Time Camera, The Sphere of Septimus, Flashback, and Future Imperfect. Chapters is located at 66 Crowfoot Terrace NW in Calgary. Hope to see you...

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Writing for Publication – Saturday, May 27 at Mount Royal University

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Writing for Publication class takes place at Mount Royal University on Saturday, May 27, 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 other half discussing how the various markets operate. This class is ideal for novice writers wishing to write material for...

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Guest author Konn Lavery

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Today’s guest is Edmonton author Konn Lavery, who is known for his Mental Damnation dark fantasy series. He has also written the thriller/horror novel Seed Me which was released last summer. Konn and I have discussed his writing last year in March, mostly covering his Mental Damnation series. Now he is back to tell us what has changed with the dark fantasy series. Konn Lavery, can you introduce yourself to us and your writing? Hi Simon! Thanks for having me again. I am a freelance graphic designer/web developer by trade and a writer at...

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PlayWriting Camp in Calgary in July

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

PlayWriting Camp will take place once again with the Calgary Arts Summer School Association this July. The 2016 PlayWriting camp will take place from July 17 to 21 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 own unique play in just five days. Children will create the plot, craft the script, write dialogue and hone their acting skills for their very...

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Book Signing at Indigo Signal Hill, May 13

Posted by on May 13, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

This Saturday, I’ll be at Indigo at Signal Hill in Calgary from 11.30 am to 5 pm. I’ll be signing copies of The Alchemist’s Portrait, The Sorcerer’s Letterbox, The Clone Conspiracy, The Emerald Curse, The Heretic’s Tomb, The Doomsday Mask, The Time Camera, The Sphere of Septimus, Flashback, and Future Imperfect. Indigo is located at 5570 Signal Hill Centre SW in Calgary. Hope to see you...

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Writing for Publication – Saturday, May 27 at Mount Royal University

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Writing for Publication class takes place at Mount Royal University on Saturday, May 27, 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 other half discussing how the various markets operate. This class is ideal for novice writers wishing to write material for...

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PlayWriting Camp in Calgary in July

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

PlayWriting Camp will take place once again with the Calgary Arts Summer School Association this July. The 2016 PlayWriting camp will take place from July 17 to 21 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 own unique play in just five days. Children will create the plot, craft the script, write dialogue and hone their acting skills for their very...

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Red Deer Young Writers Conference 2017

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Young Writers Conference, organized by the Red Deer Public Schools, will take place this year on Saturday, May 6, at Oriole Park School, in Red Deer, Alberta. Highly creative and talented students from schools in Red Deer and the surrounding area come together for a wide variety of highly informative and entertaining workshops by local authors, writers, and illustrators. I am delighted to be part of the conference once again, conducting creative writing sessions with elementary and junior high school students. This year’s event...

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