Online UVic Courses Early 2023

There are currently three online UVic courses available in February and March 2023. Click on the title of the course to go to the UVic website. ASWL112 Fast Paced Novels (5 spots left as of Feb 1) February 11 to March 4, 2023, Saturdays, 9 am to 11 am Writing thriller and mystery novels requires a fast pace combined with strong characters, believable situations and plenty of twists and turns. In this four-part course, learn how to foreshadow with clues, both false and real, as well as how to create strong heroes and villains. Learn how to…

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Short, Shorts Workshop

In this short, shorts workshop you'll learn the art of writing really short stories. Bring your ideas, a pen, paper or your laptop, and learn the fine art of creating and editing your work down to the bare minimum while giving the reader maximum enjoyment. Short Shorts Workshop aka Dribbles, Drabbles and Postcards Who: Anyone who loves to write and loves a challenge should attend. This is an all ages workshop. What: You'll go through a series of exercises to help you get your stories as short as possible. Dribbles, drabbles and postcard short stories are the…

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Fall 2022 Writing Classes

It's going to be another busy few months for me, and hopefully you, with all the new classes coming up for the Fall of 2022. I teach at UVic and at Okanagan College and will list the information below for each one.  Note that sign up will not be available until early August 2022 for Fall 2022 classes. Classes with UVic Editing Your Words 7 sessions, 14 hours total Tuesdays, Sept 20 – Nov 1, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Navigating the Novel 6 sessions, 12 hours total Thursdays, Nov 3 – Dec 8, 6:30 – 8:30 pm…

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Fall 2021 Writing Courses

I am pleased to announce that I am back teaching writing classes at the University of Victoria (online classes) as well as at Okanagan College this fall. (online and in person) I look forward to seeing you in a writing class! UVic Classes Their schedule is not online yet; however, here is a sneak peak. Fast-Paced Novels – Tuesdays, Sept. 21 to Oct. 12 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm (4 sessions) Navigating the Novel – Thursdays, Sept. 23 to Nov. 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm (7 sessions) Fabulous Fiction – Tuesdays, Oct. 26 to Nov. 30…

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