Past Workshops: 2011


 

January

A Novel Approach: a year-long course to get your book written Starts January 11th (memoir) or January 12th (fiction)
January 10th, 2011: Playing with Words: Explore Creative Writing with Ruth Walker
January 22, 2011: Manage your own Website with James Dewar and Sue Reynolds
January 6-February 10: Gratitude Journaling with Dawn Pittens

 

February

WCDR Sponsored Workshops
February 6: The Insider’s Guide to Self Marketing Your Book with Cynthia Good WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL!

Member Presented Workshops
February 19: Letters from the Heart- Creating Stories from Personal Papers
February 15-22: Radical Restoration RETREAT in Costa Rica: Writing, Yoga and Mediation with Deepam Wadds and Susan Lynn Reynolds.
February 19-March 12: Gratitude Journaling with Dawn Pittens
February 15-March 8: Creative Writing for the Hidden Artist with Dawn Pittens
February 27: Hockley Valley Freefall Writing Workshop with Barbara Turner-Vesselago

 

March

March 5: METAPHOR: A Writing Workshop with Jessica Outram
March 12: Photography for Writers All Day Workshop with Stuart Blower
March 19: Create Your First Website in One Day: WordPress for Beginners
March 14 – April 11: So You Want to Write with Gwynn Scheltema, 5-week course hosted by Peterborough Public Library
March 22 – April 26: For the Love of Words with Dawn Pittens, Especially Designed for Kids
March 22 – April 26: Creative Writing for the Hidden Artist with Dawn Pittens

 

April

April 9: Screenwriter’s Summit
April 15: Spring Thaw Writer’s Retreat with Writescape

 

May

WCDR Sponsored Workshops/Intensives:
May 28 – 31 – Freehand Books Editor Robyn Read presents Getting Published

Member Presented Workshops
May 15-20th – 5 DAY RETREAT/WORKSHOP with Pat Schneider from Amherst Writers and Artists on Lake Simcoe
May 21: Yoga to Release the Inner Voice with Jacquie O’Brien

 

July

July 4 to 10th – SEVEN DAY WRITING RETREAT on Lake Simcoe

 

August

WCDR Sponsored Workshops/Intensives:
Early August, 2011 – Freehand Books Editor Robyn Read presents:
Approaching a Publisher (spots still available), and One-on-One Feedback (registration full)

Member Presented Workshops
August 7 – Tasting the Page: Beyond the Five Senses with Gwynn Scheltema (Writescape)
August 20, 2011 – Writescape’s –Woods, Water & Words
August 28 – Character Development: Putting Flesh on the Bones with Ruth E. Walker (Writescape)

 

September

Speak with Power! Workshop with Thomas Moss
September 11 to November 13 (weekly) – Making Your Way Through Memoir (10 week workshop on Sunday evenings) with Susan Lynn Reynolds at Blue Heron Books (FULLY BOOKED)
September 12 to November 14 (weekly) – The WRITE Way to Begin (10 week workshop on Monday evenings) with Dorothea Helms at Blue Heron Books
September 12 to October 24 (weekly) – Writing for Children with children’s author Erin Thomas and Gwynn Scheltema (Writescape)
September 13 to November 15 (weekly) – Get Published Poetry (10 week workshop on Tuesday evenings) with James Dewar at Blue Heron Books
September 17 – Screenwriting with Martin Lager at Trent University campus in Oshawa
September 24 – Managing Your Own WordPress Website (and linking Social Media) with Susan Lynn Reynolds and James Dewar at Trent University campus in Oshawa (INKSLINGERS)
September 24 – It’s Not What You Earn, It’s What You Keep: Taxation Tips for Writers with Gwynn Scheltema (Writescape)
September 29 – Creative Writing for Teens with Alethea Spiridon Hopson

 

October

October 5 to November 9 (weekly) – Write On Intensive! with Gwynn Scheltema and Ruth E. Walker (Writescape)
October 6 and 13 – Creative Writing for Teens with Alethea Spiridon Hopson
October 23 – Glentula Fall Getaway: A one-day writing retreat with Gwynn Scheltema (Writescape)
October 28 to 30 – Turning Leaves 2011 with guest facilitator Barry Dempster — Writescape’s 3-day all-inclusive writers’ retreat at Fern Resort in Orillia (Writescape retreat)

 

November

WCDR-sponsored workshops:
November 27 – Social Media workshop with Rebecca LeHeup

Member Presented Workshops:
November 7 to December 12 (weekly) – Write Now: An Introduction to Creative Writing with Gwynn Scheltema and Ruth E. Walker (Writescape)