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Learn the Basics of Magazine Writing

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 6:00pm


Trent University, Oshawa Campus
55 Thornton Road South
Oshawa, ON
L1J 5Y1


From Query to Byline: Get Published and Paid is a five-evening introduction to the basics of writing non-fiction for magazines, newspapers and the web. Facilitators Heather M. O?Connor and Gwynn Scheltema share the tricks of the trade that earn them a successful living as freelance writers.

This hands-on workshop series is jam-packed with exercises and activities. Participants learn how to identify good story ideas, find the right publications and craft query letters. They?ll also learn how to follow up with a winning article. Participants get plenty of opportunities to practise their new skills, and receive written and oral feedback on their work from two dynamic facilitators.

The course runs Thursdays, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm, February 1 to 29, 2012 (no class on February 20) at Trent University?Oshawa Campus, 55 Thornton Rd S., Oshawa. Registration is $125, with a discounted rate of $110 for members of recognized writing organizations (WCDR, SOH, PWAC, etc.) and Trent U students/staff. Preregistration is required.

For full workshop details and online registration, visit www.writescape.ca, e-mail [email protected], or phone 905-728-7823.

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