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The Alchemist’s Portrait

Posted by on Jul 4, 2022 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

“Author Simon Rose combines time travel with an exciting twist, and the power of magic. Well written and fast-paced this novel will keep the reader spellbound.” A school trip to the art gallery at the city museum leads Matthew into an eerie meeting with Peter Glimmer, imprisoned inside his own portrait by his villainous uncle in 1666. Entrusted by Peter with recovering the one object that can save the world, Matthew is sent hurtling over 300 years into the past. Encountering magic, mayhem and murder, Matthew also has to contend with...

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Learn How to Write Effective and Compelling Historical Fiction

Posted by on Jun 28, 2022 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Historical fiction combines the events of the past with characters and stories from the writer’s imagination. This course examines the art of writing 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 defines historical fiction and different historical time periods, create believable settings and plausible characters and...

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Cassa Playwriting 2022

Posted by on Jun 24, 2022 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In a dramatic and fun-filled week of half day programs, students will learn how to write, rehearse and perform their own unique play. Students will create the plot, craft the script, write dialogue and hone their acting skills for their very own dramatic production, which will then be performed at the end of the week.   Register @...

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Steampunk Gift Basket Draw at Daisy Chain Bookstore

Posted by on Jun 23, 2022 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

In conjunction with Daisy Chain Bookstore, 12525 102 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5N 0M4, local author Mandy Eve-Barnett has created a steampunk inspired gift basket, which includes a shawl, cookie tin, steampunk crow, China cup, large candle, steampunk pin, clockwork plaques, chocolate bars, teatime cloth purse, and a bookmark. Visit Daisy Chain and fill in the entry form for the draw. Good luck! The deadline is 30th June and the prize can be collected once the winner is notified. Mandy’s steampunk novel, The Commodore’s Gift is also...

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The Benefits of a Writing Coach

Posted by on Jun 19, 2022 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Benefits of a Writing Coach

A professional writing coach is someone with whom you can consult, ask questions and receive constructive feedback. They act as a guide as you build your career as a professional writer. A coach can help you conquer a stumbling block, regain momentum or make a start on a new project. My program helps you progress as a writer. You decide what you want to work on during a personalized, one on one relationship. I can be your coach for just one month or we can establish a month-to-month arrangement, depending on your schedule and...

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Learn How to Write Great Stories for Children and Young Adults

Posted by on Jun 15, 2022 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Learn How to Write Great Stories for Children and Young Adults

The Writing for Children and Young Adults course focuses on writing for children aged 8 to 14 years. However some of the material also covers older and younger age groups. Learn how to write effective, authentic, and appealing fiction for children and young adults and how to turn your ideas into compelling stories. The course explores the writing process from initial concept to finished work including story structure, developing plausible characters and dialogue, the creation of outlines and the importance of research, editing and...

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Learn How to Write Effective and Compelling Historical Fiction

Posted by on Jun 10, 2022 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Learn How to Write Effective and Compelling Historical Fiction

Historical fiction combines the events of the past with characters and stories from the writer’s imagination. This course examines the art of writing 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 defines historical fiction and different historical time periods, create believable settings and plausible characters and...

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Learn How to Write Great Stories for Children and Young Adults 

Posted by on Jun 5, 2022 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Learn How to Write Great Stories for Children and Young Adults 

The Writing for Children and Young Adults course focuses on writing for children aged 8 to 14 years. However some of the material also covers older and younger age groups. Learn how to write effective, authentic, and appealing fiction for children and young adults and how to turn your ideas into compelling stories. The course explores the writing process from initial concept to finished work including story structure, developing plausible characters and dialogue, the creation of outlines and the importance of research, editing and...

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Cassa Playwriting 2022

Posted by on Jun 1, 2022 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Cassa Playwriting 2022

In a dramatic and fun-filled week of half day programs, students will learn how to write, rehearse and perform their own unique play. Students will create the plot, craft the script, write dialogue and hone their acting skills for their very own dramatic production, which will then be performed at the end of the week.   Register @...

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Cassa Playwriting 2022

Posted by on May 27, 2022 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Cassa Playwriting 2022

In a dramatic and fun-filled week of half day programs, students will learn how to write, rehearse and perform their own unique play. Students will create the plot, craft the script, write dialogue and hone their acting skills for their very own dramatic production, which will then be performed at the end of the week.   Register @...

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