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June 2017

Life Writing Workshop

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Post 750, 750 Hamilton Street unit 110
Vancouver, V6B 2R5 Canada
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“I write to define myself—an act of self creation—part of the process of becoming.” Susan Sontag. This workshop is designed for people who aren’t professional writers, but who have something meaningful to say about their lives. We will learn how to discover our stories and to focus our material using techniques of creative nonfiction and Life Review, an educational process that enhances our understanding of ourselves and our lives through storytelling. By reading, writing and participating in interactive exercises, we will…

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July 2017

Life Writing 2: On Editing

July 9 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Post at 750, 750 Hamilton Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2R5 Canada
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This workshop is designed for people who have have a story or essay drafted, but want to learn more about how to bring that story to life. How do you tell a good story? How do you write good sentences? We’ll read great non-fiction narrative and pay close attention to what makes it great. We’ll do writing exercises designed to help us craft better stories using scene, character, dialogue, voice and plot. The whole point of the workshop is to help us…

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