Tag: writing workshops

A new seven-sentence short story: The Quantum Beast

Earlier today, as part of this year’s online version of When Words Collide, the great annual writing conference in Calgary, I led about forty writers through the Seven-Sentence Short Story exercise, created by science fiction and fantasy author (and former English teacher) James Van Pelt, who was on hand and took part himself! I’ve used this …

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Seven-sentence stories from Creating in the Qu’appelle

I had the great pleasure last Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday to be one of the writer-instructors at Creating in the Qu’appelle, an annual teen writing camp held at Dallas Valley Ranch Camp outside Regina. (The others were Chris Fisher, Gerald Hill, and Steven Galloway.) Over the course of the 2 1/2 days, I conducted four …

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I’ll be teaching a speculative fiction writing workshop this fall…

…through the University of Regina’s Centre for Continuing Education, and you can sign up for it now! Here’s how it’s described: Speculative Fiction Workshop Aurora Award-winning science fiction and fantasy author Edward Willett leads a six-week workshop for writers of science fiction, fantasy and horror. Students bring new or revised work to each session and …

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