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We will explore maps and practices to help individuals and organizations navigate this complexity, restore relationships, and create wise solutions.
Facilitator: David Stevenson Length: 3 days
Date: Mon, Jun 4 to Wed, Jun 6, 2018 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $549 + applicable taxes
Working Effectively
and Respectfully
with First Nations:
Moving Forward Together
This workshop will introduce individuals, government representatives, business people and representatives of organizations to the complexities of working with First Nations in Canada. By exploring traditional values and protocols in a contemporary context, students are encouraged to broaden their perspective of what is needed to be respectful – and successful – when working within a First Nation context. Participants will learn the historical struggle of First Nations people, celebrate the accomplishments, and seek a better way forward together.
Facilitator: Pawa Haiyupis Length: 1 day
Date: Fri, Mar 2, 2018 Time: 9am-4pm
Cost: $169 + applicable taxes Writer’s Craft
Get Paid to Write What You Love
Writing is a passion for many; however, making money from that passion can be dif cult. Discover how to get your name out there and get noticed. Explore freelance work, how to price your work and how to write a pitch and query. In this course, you will learn the myths and realities of writing for a living, and how blog writing can boost your exposure to potential clients as well as payment types, and how to negotiate monies for articles.
Facilitator: Darcy Nybo
Length: 10 hours (Tue and Thu evenings) Date: Tue, Oct 3 to Tue, Oct 17, 2017 Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Cost: $549 + applicable taxes
Self-Publish Your
Book at Zero Cost
Learn to prepare and format your book manuscript, develop front and back covers, then publish your book to professional quality levels in paperback and multiple eBook formats. Distribute to multiple international sales sites, sell books and collect royalties. Learn about pricing, review taxes, revenues, resources and marketing.
Facilitator: Stephen Norton
Length: 2 days
Date: Sat, Nov 25 and Sun, Nov 26, 2017 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $159 + applicable taxes
Small but Mighty!
Crafting Short Fiction
This is an intensive workshop covering
the basics of creative writing. We will delve into character development, point of view (POV), dialogue, imagery, scene building, and the basics of narrative arc. Writing exercises, discussions, and workshops will give each participant the tools to complete a short story.
Facilitator: Maya Merrick
Length: 3 weeks
Date: Sat, Feb 3 to Sun, Feb 25, 2018 Time: Asynchronous
Cost: $299 + applicable taxes
So You Want to Be a
Freelance Writer
This course is a How-To for Freelance Writers. So what guidelines, tips, and
ideas can help writers land pitches and
get published? This course will explore
how to pitch to editors, the best resources for any freelance writer, professional writing tips, and details on the business aspect (documenting queries, income, and keeping track of  les).
Facilitator: Kelly Thompson-Shorrocks Length: 2 days
Date: Sat, Jan 13 and Sun, Jan 14, 2018 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $289 + applicable taxes
Speak Art and Speak Business:
Take Your Art Practice to the Next Level
If you want to take your art practice from hobby to semi-professional, join us in this two-day course to learn the principles
of pricing,  nancial records, brand development, marketing and promotion, and how to reach potential customers both of ine and online. Being a “starving artist” is an outmoded concept that does not have to be your future.
Facilitator: Kathi Thompson
Length: 2 days
Date: Sat, Sep 9 and Sun, Sep 10, 2017 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $249 + applicable taxes
Telling True Stories
Everyone has a story, has witnessed a story, or has heard a story. For anyone who prefers the truth behind creative non ction, but they aren’t sure where to start writing their own truths, this course will explore different types of creative non ction as well as how to use craft and technique writing devices to write real stories.
Facilitator: Kelly Thompson-Shorrocks Length: 4 weeks
Date: Mon, Oct 16 to Sun, Nov 12, 2017 Time: Asynchronous
Cost: $499 + applicable taxes
Writing for the
Screen and the Stage
This course looks behind the scenes at the formatting and composition of stage and screenplays. We will focus on developing narrative, character, and dialogue, and at the end of the course we will go over avenues scriptwriters might explore for producing their work or collaborating on a project.
Facilitator: Amanda Merritt Length: 8 consecutive Tues
Date: Tue, Jan 9 to Tue, Feb 27, 2018 Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Cost: $599 + applicable taxes
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