Ideas - Reining them in for Lift-Off: A Creative Writing Workshop with Alison Lohans
When: Tuesday, June 25th, 2019, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: The Ken Mitchell Library, SWG Offices, 100-1150 8th Ave (Wheelchair accessible)
Cost: $25 non-members, Free for members
Creative ideas can be astonishingly elusive. Glimmers of "something" will flit right by, never to return.
Writers face the constant challenge of reining in the insubstantial, then applying strategies to create substance and direction. Applying the "heat" of craft, we're more likely to achieve lift-off.
This entry-level workshop will make use of prompts and some tangible items to help generate ideas. Participants will explore ways of harnessing those ideas, with opportunities to write and discuss process. The WHO, WHAT, WHY and HOW elements essential to fiction and other genres will be discussed.
Suitable for beginner writers.
(photo credit: Morgan Traquair)
Alison Lohans is an award-winning, internationally-published author of 26 books for young people. She has won awards, done hundreds of readings, taught many courses, and mentored a growing number of successful authors.
When not writing, she can often be found playing her cello, recorder or cornet in a variety of musical groups. She also likes to explore different parts of the world.
Alison lives in Regina, Saskatchewan with her two furry friends, Bailey and Sebastian.