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Creative Writing: Flash Non-Fiction

Flash nonfiction is a style of creative nonfiction of extreme brevity. Learn to tell a compelling nonfiction story in as few words as possible. In this hands-on course, participants will learn about the origins of flash nonfiction, read the works of respected writers in the field, write flash nonfiction essays and undertake in-class exercises designed to develop flash nonfiction writing skills. Participants will be encouraged to discuss their writing during class.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Aug 1 - Aug 22 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$100.00
596372
Instructor: Raymond Gariepy
Writing: Freeing your Voice - Creative Writing

Do you love to write but need inspiration? Do you self-censor what you write? Are you 'stuck' while writing fiction, memoirs, poetry, essays, etc.? Through weekly exercises, you will be encouraged to find your voice and write from the heart. Take home several pieces that can stand alone or serve as a jumping-off point for your own writing endeavors, no matter what the genre!

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Apr 24 - Jun 19 6:30pm - 9:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$150.00
590353
Instructor: Michelle Ward-Kantor
Writing: The Poet Within 2

This class is for those who are comfortable writing and reading poetry, and are ready to try their hand at more complex poetry forms. Each session features different poetry forms, with a focus on the science of sound and rhythm. Your poetry will be compiled into a chapbook and poets are invited to share their work on-stage at the wrap-up poetry reading. Prerequisite: The Poet Within 1 or an established confidence in writing.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Apr 18 - Jun 6 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$150.00
590348
Instructor: Jade O'Riley
Writing: Writing your Life

Many of us intend to write our life stories some day - when we retire, when we have time... NOW is the time! Give yourself the opportunity to sit down and write in response to prompts provided by the instructor, or memories evoked by hearing the work of others in the class. Bring your favourite writing instrument and an open mind. No previous writing experience is necessary. Instruction and inspiration provided.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Apr 20 - Jun 8 1:00pm - 3:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$110.00
594061
Instructor: Shirley Serviss

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