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Student Turned Teacher

My post on teaching novel writing at George Brown College — after taking several writing courses at the college in the 1990s — went up on the Mesdames of Mayhem’s blog site today. Check it out here! Advertisements

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How to Develop Your Novel

My course at George Brown College, Novel Writing II: How to Develop Your Novel, starts up again tomorrow, Tuesday April 11. But it’s not too late to register. You can do so by clicking here. Novel II is for writers … Continue reading

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Learning about story structure

This Tuesday evening, my 12-week course, Novel Writing II: How to Develop Your Novel, starts up again at George Brown College. Will it guarantee that students write a best-selling novel? Nope. Sorry, but too much depends on the individual writer. … Continue reading

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Writing a mystery?

I’m gearing up for my Writing Mysteries workshop next Thursday afternoon, Nov. 17. It’s part of a series of two-hour workshops developed by Scarborough Arts for senior writers (age 50 and over), funded by the Government of Ontario’s Seniors Secretariat. … Continue reading

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Learn through teaching

We learn by teaching. Looking at the craft of novel writing – creating strong openings, great characters, plotting out storylines, sketching scenes – with students in my George Brown College course this winter really brought these fundamentals home to me. … Continue reading

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Get the WRITE STUFF…in 12 weeks

“Stuck after the first chapter of your novel-in-progress?” George Brown College’s Novel Writing II (LIBA 9340 Novel Writing ll) is designed to get you past that point, developing your novel right through to the marketing stage. I’ll be leading the … Continue reading

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