September 29 ~ Culture Days Event, Writing Workshop with Janice Macdonald, St. Albert Library 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Local mystery author, Janice MacDonald, joins our regional writer-in-residence, Natasha Deen, for a full-morning writing workshop. Janice is best know for her Edmonton-set novels featuring amateur sleuth, Miranda “Randy” Craig. Explore all aspects of writing–plot, story, characters—as well as hints about publishing and making a living as a writer with Janice and Natasha. Please register for this free event by calling 780-459-1682 or at the Information Desk on the 2nd floor of the library.
September 29 ~Culture Days Event, Writing Workshop with Marty Chan, Strathcona Public Library 1:00 – 3:30 PM
Through personal anecdotes and interactive exercises, Marty Chan will reveal the secrets of writing well. He’ll explain the general differences between writing fiction, theatre and film; and, using simple techniques, he’ll break down the mystical art of writing into practical, easy-to-apply concepts. No need to bring existing writing, but be prepared to create some stories on the spot! Sun Sep 29, 1:00pm – 3:30pm, Rooms 3-4. Register online, in person or call 780-410-8600
October 16 ~ Talk, Cassie, Talk! ~ Strathcona Country Library, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Join Stephen Leacock Award winner Cassie Stocks and Writer in Residence Natasha Deen for a hilarious and informative foray into the world of comedy writing, check-out aisles, and dancing ghosts. Register online, in person or call 780-410-8600.