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Get on the road to authorship

Author Rachel Preston is hosting a writing workshop at the MAC. - Photo submitted by the MAC
Author Rachel Preston is hosting a writing workshop at the MAC.
— image credit: Photo submitted by the MAC

A 10-week creative writing course at the McMillan Arts Centre is meant to get budding writers on the road to authorship.

Award-winning novelist Rachael Preston is hosting the creative writing course beginning Sept. 11.

Whether it’s family history writers are looking to set to paper, getting started on a murder mystery or looking for help developing characters and improving writing skills, this course will cover it.

The course aims to help develop writing skills in a supportive atmosphere, allow participants to experiment with different forms of creative writing, and improve critical awareness of writing.

Get ready for writing exercises that will stimulate the imagination, group discussions and instructor feedback to help develop ideas, and more specific exercises to familiarize participants with the building blocks of creative writing.

In addition to smaller pieces of writing, participants will produce a short story for work-shopping with peers.

The course is $155 per person. Call 250-248-8185 for more information or email info@mcmillanartscentre.com.

 

—News Staff

 

 

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