Creative Writing

Writing Kid Lit: Picture Books to YA

From picture books to young adult novels, this weekly course with Brian Henry is accessible for beginners and meaty enough for advanced writers. Through lectures, in-class assignments, homework, and feedback on your writing, we’ll give you ins and outs of writing for younger readers and set you on course toward writing your own books. We’ll have two published children’s authors as guest speakers.

Thursday, January 24
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Central Branch, Auditorium
Cost: $199 /9 classes*
Age: 18Y+

*No class on March 14, 2019

To reserve your spot, email and allow 2-3 business days for a response.  Don’t have an email account?  Call Elise at 905-815-2042 ext. 5037.

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Personal Stories

If you’ve ever considered writing your personal stories, this course is for you.

We’ll look at memoirs, travel writing, personal essays, family history~personal stories of all kinds. Plus, of course, we’ll work on creativity and writing technique and have fun doing it. Whether you want to write a book or just get your thoughts down on paper, this weekly course will get you going.  We’ll reveal the tricks and conventions of telling true stories, and we’ll show you how to use the techniques of the novel to recount actual events. Weekly writing exercises and friendly feedback from the instructor will help you move forward on this writing adventure.

Whether you want to write for your family and friends or for a wider public, don’t miss this course.

Thursday, April 18
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Central Branch, Auditorium
Cost: $199/10 Classes
Age: 18Y+

Email brianhenry@sympatico.cato register. No email, call Ashley at 905-815-2042 x5338