Our first meeting of 2016 has been pre-empted by a workshop being hosted by Barbara Kyle on January 21st, 2016.
The workshop will be conducted via Skype and members of the guild will be participating as a group from the Older Adult Centre at the YMCA in Kinsmen Room “C”. We’ll meet at 6 pm and the workshop is scheduled to begin at 6:30 pm.
The topic will be “Crafting the Page-Turner: Magic and Verve in Your First 30 Pages.” The talk will be approx. 45 minutes, followed by a Q&A session.
As part of the workshops Barbara is conducting in January she is hosting a draw to win a free manuscript evaluation of the first 25 pages of the winner’s WIP. There will be one winner from across all the workshops.
For more information on Barbara Kyle please visit her website – http://www.BarbaraKyle.com
The Sudbury Writers’ Guild meeting scheduled for January 28th, 2016 has been cancelled.
The next regularly scheduled meeting will be February 25th, 2016.
Creative writing teacher and editor Brian Henry is returning to Sudbury this spring to give a workshop on How to Make Your Stories Dramatic. Hosted by the Sudbury Writers’s Guild the workshop promises to be a popular one.
From Brian’s website – The Quick Brown Fox
This workshop is geared to both beginners and more experienced writers. We’ll look at the most important part of all stories whether fictional or true: the fully dramatized scene. You’ll learn some of the most successful tricks of the trade to make sure that you’ll never write a lifeless scene again.
We’ll look at both dialogue and action scenes. You’ll learn how to write great dialogue and how to mix it with your narrative so that the interaction between your characters comes alive. But the most difficult scenes of all are climactic action scenes; such as love scenes, chase scenes and fight scenes. Primarily using fight scenes as our examples, you’ll learn how to ramp up the tension you need for one of these high-octane performances.
For more details and to register, please visit the workshop page at Brian’s site – How to Make Your Writing Dramatic workshop, Sat, March 22, in Sudbury
Fee: $38.94 + 13% hst = $44 paid in advance.
or $42.48 + 13% hst = $48 if you wait to pay at the door.
Sudbury Writers’ Guild members get a $4 discount if they register in advance. Fee in advance for Guild members is $40.