Bare Necessities: Introductory Creative Writing Workshop with Alison Lohans
Alison Lohans will help get your creative juices flowing with her introductory creative writing workshop. This bare bones workshop will be sure to reignite your writing fire with fresh ideas and new perspectives. The workshop will include the "who", "what", "why", "how" and "where?" of setting a story in motion. So sign up today for the Bare Necessities workshop, and get your “recipe” to write. For those wanting to know the basics of getting started in writing fiction.
When: Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00
Where: Ken Mitchell Library, SWG Regina office, 100-1150 8th Ave, Regina
Cost: FREE for Members, 25$ for non-members. Please register in advance for this workshop as space is limited.
A Storytelling Workshop with Richard Van Camp
Where: 100-1150 8th Avenue, Regina
When: Saturday, February 4th, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Light lunch provided
Please join Saskatchewan Writers' Guild in partnership with LSSAP for an intimate and detailed workshop that explores the ins and outs of storytelling. Humourous and approachable, Richard Van Camp will navigate the workshop and will be available for one-on-one guidance and questions. All ages are encouraged to join.
Richard Van Camp is a proud member of the Dogrib (Tlicho) Nation from Fort Smith, NWT, Canada. Richard has published 15 books, including The Lesser Blessed which was turned into a feature film with First Generation Films that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Richard has also published two comic books with artists Steven Sanderson and Chris Auchter as part of the Healthy Aboriginal Network. Richard's new novel Whistle was released in March 2015 with Pearson Canada. This book is part of Pearson's “Well Aware” series, which focuses on issues related to mental health, and was inspired by The Lesser Blessed, the movie.
NEW: Giving Your Characters Character: A Character Development Workshop with Dave Margoshes
Where: 100-1150 8th Avenue, Regina
When: Monday, March 6, 2017, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE for members, $25 for non-members
A simple arithmetic formula of fiction writing: plot plus character equals story. Obviously, plot is paramount – nuthin’ happens, no story. But the importance of character cannot be minimized. You can't really separate plot and character. Plot flows out of character and vice versa. The characters stimulate the plot; and the plot happens to them. Boring characters produce boring stories. Characters not fully realized produce stories not fully satisfying. This workshop by short story writer and novelist Dave Margoshes will focus, not only on the creation of characters, but also on their development throughout the story. Beginners and emerging writers could benefit from this three-hour workshop, which will involve a writing exercise and discussion.
Please register in advance for this workshop as space is limited.
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