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It’s Back-to-School Season

Several CWILL BC writers are teaching workshops this fall. At Capilano University, Eileen Cook is leading a multi-week workshop called Character Creation: Develop realistic characters that pop off the page. Learn to use psychology theories and frameworks as tools to … Continue reading

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Retreat to Kootenay Lake!

Luanne Armstrong is hosting a writing retreat on Kootenay Lake this summer, complete with daily writing classes, lakeside activities, and a heritage farm setting. Here are the details: Writing Home: Kootenay Lake Summer Writing Retreat August 21-August 25, 2011. The … Continue reading

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Summer sun and writing fun

Looking for a summer vacation idea? Head up to Kelowna, spend your mornings writing, spend your afternoons touring wineries and lazing on the beach… Michelle Superle, author of Black Dog, Dream Dog, is teaching several fun and reasonably priced writing … Continue reading

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Mr. Wiz versus the Wiz Kids

Just before Christmas, I helped lead the annual Winter Camp for the Creative Writing for Children Society of Vancouver (better known as CWC). I always enjoy this two-day event; the kids are full of energy and enthusiasm and we concentrate … Continue reading

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Writing with the Five Senses: Dragon Eggs!

Ah, the best laid plans of kids and creatures! In my ongoing attempt to coax my students to write using the five senses, I introduced a new activity this week to my creative writing class: Dragon Eggs! We had just … Continue reading

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The Pen and the Sword

To start you writing, keep you writing and set you on the road to finishing that novel you’ve always dreamed of — those are the goals of bestselling author Chris Humphreys at this summer’s adventure writing course. Chris is the … Continue reading

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