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Memoir Writing Workshop: Writing from the Heart

** Please Note: This workshop is currently full. **

Date:  Saturday, April 10, 2010
Time:  1:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m.
Place:  SWG Board Room (#206—2314 11th Avenue, Regina SK)
Instructor:  Terry Jordan
Fees:  $50 for Guild members; $55 for non-members
 
Class minimum:
  6   Class maximum:  10

Got a story? In fact, everyone does. Need help finding a way to write it down? Don't know where to start? Join writer Terry Jordan and other like-minded people to share your life-stories and experiences. Depending on participant needs, Terry will use a mixture of instruction, inspired examples of autobiographical writing, and writing exercises to help you find your writing voice, considering such elements of craft as dialogue, character, and description in the process.

This workshop will be of help to writers at all stages of their development.

About The Instructor
 
Terry Jordan has conducted workshops in many venues in different provinces, most recently as Writer in Residence for the Saskatoon Public Library (2007-2008) and at the Sage Hill Writing Experience in 2008. His short story collection It’s A Hard Cow won a Saskatchewan Book Award and was nominated for the Commonwealth Writers Prize. His novel, Beneath That Starry Place, was published internationally and was nominated for the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award. The Toronto Globe and Mail called it  "an achingly beautiful book" while the Dallas Morning News named its main character "a remarkable creation."  Jordan was the first Margaret Laurence Fellow at Trent University and the first Stegner House Fellow at Eastend, Saskatchewan.


Full refunds are available prior to the deadline. After this deadline no refunds will be given. To request a cancellation or make a change, please e-mail info@skwriter.com or call 306-791-7740.
 
Note:  cheques will not be cashed until the minimum number of registrants has been reached. Receipts will be available at the workshop.

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For more information please call Tracy Hamon at 306-791-7743 or E-mail programs@skwriter.com.

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