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Life Writing – Classes with Chinook Learning Services, April 26 to May 10

Posted by on Apr 15, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm on April 26, May 3, and May 10. The class will be held at Viscount Bennett Centre 2519 Richmond Road SW. Register at the...

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Writing Historical Fiction – Mount Royal University, May 9 to 30

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

The Writing Historical Fiction classes take place at Mount Royal University on May 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 6.30 to 9.30 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. Learn how to write effective, authentic and appealing historical fiction and how to turn your ideas into compelling stories. Understand what...

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PlayWriting Camp in Calgary in July

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

PlayWriting Camp will take place once again with the Calgary Arts Summer School Association this July. The 2015 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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Writing for Publication – Saturday, May 27 at Mount Royal University

Posted by on Apr 8, 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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Writing Historical Fiction – Mount Royal University, May 9 to 30

Posted by on Apr 7, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Writing Historical Fiction classes take place at Mount Royal University on May 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 6.30 to 9.30 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. Learn how to write effective, authentic and appealing historical fiction and how to turn your ideas into compelling stories. Understand what...

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Life Writing – Classes with Chinook Learning Services, April 26 to May 10

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm on April 26, May 3, and May 10. The class will be held at Viscount Bennett Centre 2519 Richmond Road SW. Register at the...

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PlayWriting Camp in Calgary in July

Posted by on Apr 5, 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 own...

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Okanagan Valley Writers’ Festival 2017

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Later this week, I’ll be presenting at the Okaganan Valley Writers’ Festival in Penticton, BC, from April 7 to 9. I’ll be conducting workshops on: Writing for Children and Young Adults Time Travel: Not Just a Thing of the Past Writing for Publication On Friday, April 7, I’ll be hosting a number of Blue Pencil sessions for writers in a wide range of genres. Attendees are able to select a variety of time slots throughout the day for an assessment of their project. You can easily register for the festival online on their...

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Writing for Social Media – Class with Chinook Learning Service, April 11

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

This class explores  writing for websites, blogs, and social media. Learn how to create dynamic and effective content for the online marketplace and to promote yourself as a writer for social media. Participants will complete a social media writing assignment that will be assessed by the instructor. The Writing for Social Media class takes place from 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm on Tuesday, April 11. The class will be held at Henry Wise Wood High School, 910 – 75 Avenue SW. Register at the Chinook Learning Services website. You can also learn...

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Book Signing at Indigo Signal Hill, April 1

Posted by on Apr 1, 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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