Workshops

Saturday, April 9, 2016

SOLD OUT 10:00am – Writing Workshop: The Short Story with Russell Smith

In 2015, Russell Smith’s story collection Confidence was nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and short-listed for the Rogers Writers Trust Award. Join this master of the craft for a tips and techniques on the art of short story writing. Buy Tickets

11:30am – Writing Workshop: Technique and Style with Kim Echlin

Award-winning author Kim Echlin talks about rhythm, word choice, sentence patterns, images, and how to apply them to your own writing. Bring a notebook and pen for lots of fun, hands-on exercises. Buy Tickets

11:30am – Writing Workshop: Setting the Scene with Rachael Preston

In this engaging workshop, novelist and Hamilton Arts Award Winner Rachael Preston examines the vital role setting plays in creating mood and meaning in fiction. Buy Tickets

SOLD OUT 1:00pm – Writing Workshop: Reality into Fiction with Michael Winter

Special guest author Michael Winter leads this workshop discussion about how to incorporate real people and events into your fictional stories. Buy Tickets

Sunday, April 10, 2016

10:00am – Writing Workshop: Outlining Your Novel with Terry Fallis

Best-selling and award-winning authors Terry Fallis shares a secret of his success in this workshop on how to build the framework for a great novel. Buy Tickets

11:30am – Writing Workshop: How to Be Your Own Editor with Farzana Doctor

Novelist Farzana Doctor’s workshop discusses editing vs revision, techniques to look at your writing with fresh eyes and how to get feedback from others. A great workshop for new or self-published authors. Buy Tickets

11:30am – The Literary Salon with George Elliott Clarke

Canada’s Poet Laureate and novelist George Elliott Clarke leads a discussion about writing and the arts in Canada in this relaxed, conversational setting. Tea, coffee and light refreshments are included. This event takes place at the Hamilton Sheraton Hotel, Ferguson Room, 2nd Floor Buy Tickets