Past Workshops: 2012


January

WCDR-sponsored workshops:
Approaching An Agent: Writing That Sells – presented by Sam Hiyate

Member Presented Workshops:
January 21 – Write to Win with Ruth E. Walker and Dorothea Helms (a.k.a. The Writing Fairy)
January 23 to March 5 – Write On: An Intermediate Course to Take Your Writing Further with Gwynn Scheltema and Ruth E. Walker
January 28 – It’s Not What You Earn, It’s What You Keep: Taxation Tips for Writers with Gwynn Scheltema

 

February

February 1 to February 29 – From Query to Byline: Get Published and Paid with Gwynn Scheltema and Heather M. O’Connor
February 14-28: Radical Restoration RETREAT in Costa Rica: Writing, Yoga and Mediation with Deepam Wadds and Susan Lynn Reynolds.
February 26 to March 3 – Hockley Valley Freefall Writing Workshop with Barbara Turner Vesselago
February 25 – Write to Win with Ruth E. Walker & Dorothea Helms (a.k.a. The Writing Fairy)

 

March

WCDR-Sponsored Workshops:
March 4 – What Every Author Needs to Know: The Business of Publishing – with Instructor Cynthia Good

Member Presented Workshops:
March 21 to April 25 – Writing for Children with children’s author Erin Thomas and Gwynn Scheltema
March 30 to April 1 – Writescape’s Spring Thaw 2012 Writing Retreat at Elmhirst’s Resort on Rice Lake

 

April

April 21 – Villains, Vendettas and Vagabonds Full-day workshop with Ruth Walker on putting the “bad” in your writing. Location: Trent University, Oshawa Campus.
Thursdays, April 19 to May 17 – Get the Word Out: Social Media for Writers. A five-week social media primer with Heather M. O’Connor and Anne MacLachlan. Location: Trent University, Oshawa Campus.

 

May

Member Presented Workshops:
May 9 to June 13 – Write on Intensive! with Gwynn Scheltema and Ruth E. Walker

 

June

WCDR-sponsored workshops:
June 24th – Your Guide to Funding Opportunities with Lesa Francis

Member Presented Workshops:
June 22nd to 29th – 7 day WRITING RETREAT on Lake Simcoe with James Dewar and Susan Lynn Reynolds (INKSLINGERS).

 

July

Member Presented Workshops:

Creativity in Writing & Creative Writing with Jane Bow

 

August

Member Presented Workshops:

August 9 – 12: Summer Sanctuary – a 3 day residential retreat with Susan Reynolds
August 18 – How to Write an Article About Anything, with Annette McLeod
August 25 – Woods, Water and Words: A one-day getaway on Lake Seymour with Gwynn Scheltema

 

September

WCDR-sponsored Workshops:
September 16: Getting Published: The Last Thing You Should Worry About – with Craig Pyette
September 29-30: One-on-One Session with Senior Editor Craig Pyette – SOLD OUT

Member Presented Workshops:
September 11 – November 27 – The Writer’s Handbook, with Cathy Witlox
September 11 – November 13: Ryerson Certificate Course in Writing with Robin Maharaj
September 12th – November 28th: Creative Fiction Writing Course with Tobin Elliott
September 15: It’s not what you earn – It’s what you keep! Taxation tips for writers with Gwynn Scheltema
Sunday September 16 – Writers’ One Day Sanctuary
September 19 – October 17: From Query to Byline – Get Published and Paid
September 22 – Poetry Chapbook Self-Publishing Workshop (Part 1)
September 22 – How to Write an Article about Anything – with Annette McLeod
September 23rd – November 11th: Writing Stories from Our Lives course with Sue Reynolds
September 25th – November 13th: The Write Magic course with Dorothea Helms
September 26th – November 14th: Memoir Writing course with Sue Reynolds
September 26th – November 14th: Get Published Poetry with James Dewar
September 28th to October 5th – 7 day WRITING RETREAT on Lake Simcoe with James Dewar and Susan Lynn Reynolds (INKSLINGERS).

 

October

WCDR-Presented Workshops
October 14: Robyn Read workshop: Be your own best critic – editing work for submission

Member Presented Workshops:
Monday October 8th – Writers’ One Day Sanctuary
October 20 – Glentula Fall Getaway: A one-day getaway on Lake Seymour with Gwynn Scheltema

 

November

WCYR-Presented Workshops
November 17: Cynthia Good workshop: What Every Author Needs to Know: The Business of Publishing

Member Presented Workshops:
November 3rd – Writers’ One Day Sanctuary
November 3 – Poetry Chapbook Self-Publishing Workshop (Part 2)
November 6th and 13th – Fifty Shades of Naughty: How to Write Erotica
November 18th – Writers’ One Day Sanctuary
November 23 – 25: Turning Leaves Writing Retreat at Fern Resort, Orillia—Guest author Richard Scrimger
November 24 – Managing Your Own Website

 

December

Member Presented Workshops:
Saturday December 1st – Writers’ One Day Sanctuary
Sunday December 9th – Writers’ One Day Sanctuary

 

Fall 2012

Date TBD – Writing Between the Sheets. A new erotica writing workshop series with Suzanne Caskie and Gwynn Scheltema. Location: TBD Durham Region. Email info@writescape.ca to be informed of the confirmed dates for this workshop.